Definition of Thermophile
a type of germ that develops at warmer temperatures
Examples of Thermophile in a sentence
Yellowstone National Park’s visitors are warned that a type of thermophile may live in the hot springs and this bacteria could be harmful.
Compost contains certain thermophile that could make those around them sick as long as the compost pile is located in direct warm sunlight.
Peat bogs that contain types of thermophile are usually located in tropical climates and have accumulated mosses.
The biologist showed his students pictures of a thermophile that lives with other bacteria inside of hot, bubbling water.
Because the thermophile has a pigment that acts as a sunscreen, the bacteria are able to survive in environments with scorching temperatures.
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