flotsametrics

(名詞) 利用漂浮物來測量洋流 (ocean currents)。這個字是由 flotsam (漂浮殘骸;漂浮垃圾) 和 metrics (度量;測量) 拼綴而成。

引句:
Flotsametrics: The use of floating trash, such as a huge consignment of training shoes washed off a cargo ship in 1990, to study ocean currents.
—"Viewfinder: Opinions from around the world," New Scientist, April 22, 2009

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