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Cover class

Cover class a category into which plant species would fit based upon their percent areal cover, the cover classes used... Read More

Areal cover

Areal cover (Science: botany, ecology) a measure of dominance that defines the degree to which above ground portions of... Read More

Cover

Cover Anything that provides protection from predators or ameliorates adverse conditions of streamflow and/or seasonal... Read More

Cloud Cover

The state of the sky when it is covered by clouds.Cloud cover is an abiotic Factor, because the presence of clouds blocks... Read More

Instream cover

Instream cover areas of shelter in a stream channel that provide aquatic organisms protection from predators or competitors... Read More

Coverage

Coverage a measure of the extent to which the services rendered cover the potential need for these services in a community;... Read More

Tile

tile 1. To cover with tiles; as, to tile a house. 2. To cover, as if with tiles. The muscle, sinew, and vein, Which tile... Read More

Biome

Biome Definition What are biomes? There is no universal definition of biomes. But biome definition in biology of different... Read More

Spread

Spread 1. To extend in length and breadth, or in breadth only; to stretch or expand to a broad or broader surface or extent;... Read More

Abiotic and Biotic Factors

Abiotic factors are essentially non-living components that affect the living organisms of the freshwater community. When... Read More

Petri dish

Definition noun, plural: Petri dishes A circular dish made of glass or plastic and with a loose-fitting cover, used in... Read More

Shield

shield 1. To cover with, or as with, a shield; to cover from danger; to defend; to protect from assault or injury. Shouts of... Read More

Skin

Definition noun, plural: skins (anatomy) The external membranous integument of the body; the outer protective covering of... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Plate

plate 1. A flat, or nearly flat, piece of metal, the thickness of which is small in comparison with the other dimensions; a... Read More

Obscure

obscure 1. Covered over, shaded, or darkened; destitute of light; imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim. His lamp shall be put... Read More

Biology: Concepts & Connections with Student CD-ROM (5th Edition)

Biology: Concepts & Connections with Student CD-ROM (5th Edition)   ... Read More

Tilt

tilt 1. To run or ride, and thrust with a lance; to practice the military game or exercise of thrusting with a lance, as a... Read More

Shade

shade 1. To shelter or screen by intercepting the rays of light; to keep off illumination from. I went to crop the sylvan... Read More

Hull

Hull 1. The outer covering of anything, particularly of a nut or of grain; the outer skin of a kernel; the husk. 2. The... Read More

Shades

shade 1. To shelter or screen by intercepting the rays of light; to keep off illumination from. I went to crop the sylvan... Read More

Wash

wash 1. To cleanse by ablution, or dipping or rubbing in water; to apply water or other liquid to for the purpose of... Read More

Mask

Mask 1. A cover, or partial cover, for the face, used for disguise or protection; as, a dancer's mask; a fencer's mask; a... Read More

Veil

veil 1. Something hung up, or spread out, to intercept the view, and hide an object; a cover; a curtain; especially, a... Read More

Ecological Research: Measuring & Analysis

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously in this lesson, we learned that high biodiversity is essential to a healthy... Read More

Bind

Bind 1. To tie, or confine with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc.; to fetter; to make fast; as, to bind grain in bundles;... Read More

Parcel

parcel 1. To divide and distribute by parts or portions; often with out or into. Their woes are parceled, mine are general.... Read More

Thimble

thimble 1. A kind of cap or cover, or sometimes a broad ring, for the end of the finger, used in sewing to protect the... Read More

Theca

theca Origin: L, fr. Gr. A case to put anything in. See Tick a cover. 1. A sheath; a case; as, the theca, or cell, of an... Read More

Diversification

An organism in the mainland experiences two competitions namely inter and intraspecific. Hence due to the pressure on the... Read More

Macrophyte

Definition noun, plural: macrophytes A macroscopic plant, commonly used to descibe aquatic plant, that is large enough to be... Read More

Aponeurosis

Aponeurosis Origin: gr, fr. To pass into a tendon; from - to strain the sinews, sinew, tendon, nerve. (Science: anatomy) Any... Read More

Plumes

plume 1. A feather; especially, a soft, downy feather, or a long, conspicuous, or handsome feather. Wings . . . Of many a... Read More

Hatches

Hatch (Science: ornithology) to produce young; said of eggs; to come forth from the egg; said of the young of birds, fishes,... Read More

Seam

seam Origin: OE. Seem, seam, AS. Seam; akin to D. Zoom, OHG. Soum, G. Saum, LG. Soom, Icel. Saumr, Sw. & Dan. Som, and... Read More

Scum

scum 1. The extraneous matter or impurities which rise to the surface of liquids in boiling or fermentation, or which form... Read More

Thesis

thesis Origin: L, fr. Gr, fr. To place, set. See Do, and cf. Anathema, Apothecary, Epithet, Hypothesis, Parenthesis, Theme,... Read More

Plume

plume 1. A feather; especially, a soft, downy feather, or a long, conspicuous, or handsome feather. Wings . . . Of many a... Read More

Overlay

overlay 1. To lay, or spread, something over or across; hence, to cover; to overwhelm; to press excessively upon. When any... Read More

Skirt

skirt 1. To cover with a skirt; to surround. Skirted his loins and thighs with downy gold. (milton) 2. To border; to form... Read More