One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The property (of a lake) by which water below a certain depth does not circulate during overturn owing to its high density (usually the result of a high salt concentration).
1940s; earliest use found in Ecological Monographs. From mero- + ancient Greek μίξις mixing, after earlier meromictic.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.