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mantle plume

noun, Geology
1.
plume (def 10).
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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  • The mantle plume will stay where it is and eventually create a new island over itself.
  • Despite the apparent unifying appeal, many dispute the mantle plume idea.
  • Despite their apparent unifying appeal, many dispute the mantle plume idea.
British Dictionary definitions for mantle plume

mantle plume

noun (geology)
1.
another name for plume (sense 6)
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