[hahy-puh-lim-nee-on, -nee-uh n, hip-uh-] /ˌhaɪ pəˈlɪm niˌɒn, -ni ən, ˌhɪp ə-/

noun, plural hypolimnia
[hahy-puh-lim-nee-uh, hip-uh-] /ˌhaɪ pəˈlɪm ni ə, ˌhɪp ə-/ (Show IPA)
(in certain lakes) the layer of water below the thermocline.
the lower and colder layer of water in a lake


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