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hydrocast

[hahy-druh-kast] /ˈhaɪ drəˌkæst/
noun
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a process in which water is collected at various depths in a device with bottles clamped together, providing data on differing water characteristics.
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  • Students also use the hydrocast to measure the level of phosphates in the water.
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hydrocast
  (hī'drə-kāst')   
The process of using a device consisting of several water-collection bottles, such as Nansen bottles, that are wired and clamped together and used to collect data on water characteristics at various depths.
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