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Kind

Kind 1. Nature; natural instinct or disposition. He knew by kind and by no other lore. (Chaucer) Some of you, on pure... Read More

Sort

sort 1. A kind or species; any number or collection of individual persons or things characterised by the same or like... Read More

Homogenous

What is homogenous? What does homogenous mean? The word homogenous has been derived from two Greek words that are... Read More

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More

Torpedo

torpedo Origin: L. Torpedo, -inis, from torpere to be stiff, numb, or torpid. See Torpid. 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of... Read More

Plant Metabolism

Introduction Plants are responsible for incredible feats of molecular transformation. The processes are always being... Read More

Pair

Pair 1. To be joined in paris; to couple; to mate, as for breeding. 2. To suit; to fit, as a counterpart. My heart was made... Read More

Oar

oar 1. An implement for impelling a boat, being a slender piece of timber, usually ash or spruce, with a grip or handle at... Read More

Degenerate

Degenerate means to become worse or less of its kind or former state. In biology, it means an entity performs the same... Read More

Genius

Genius Origin: L. Genius, prop, the superior or divine nature which is innate in everything, the spirit, the tutelar deity... Read More

Trap

trap (Science: geology) An old term rather loosely used to designate various dark-coloured, heavy igneous rocks, including... Read More

Finding And Getting The Job You Love – 6 Great Tips

If you are in this position, you will understand. That moment when you trudge to your work, day in day out and then one day... Read More

Cell death

Cell Death Definition Cell death refers to the event that leads to the death of a cell. The process entails the breaking... Read More

Polymorphism

Polymorphism Definition The occurrence of two or more different forms or morphs in the population of a species is referred... Read More

Sack

sack To plunder or pillage, as a town or city; to devastate; to ravage. The romans lay under the apprehension of seeing... Read More

Breed

Breed 1. A race or variety of men or other animals (or of plants), perpetuating its special or distinctive characteristics... Read More

Predation

In ecology, predation is a mechanism of population control. Thus, when the number of predators is scarce the number of... Read More

Sow

sow 1. To scatter, as seed, upon the earth; to plant by strewing; as, to sow wheat. Also used figuratively: To spread... Read More

Robust

robust 1. Evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body;... Read More

True breeding

Definition noun A kind of breeding in which the parents with a particular phenotype produce offspring only with the same... Read More

Figures

Figure 1. The form of anything; shape; outline; appearance. Flowers have all exquisite figures. (Bacon) 2. The... Read More

Salute

salute 1. To adress, as with expressions of kind wishes and courtesy; to greet; to hail. I salute you with this kingly... Read More

Hyacinth

Hyacinth 1. (Science: botany) a bulbous plant of the genus Hyacinthus, bearing beautiful spikes of fragrant flowers. H.... Read More

Gender

Gender 1. Kind; sort. One gender of herbs. 2. Sex, male or female. 3. a classification of nouns, primarily according to sex;... Read More

Dam

Dam 1. A female parent; used of beasts, especially of quadrupeds; sometimes applied in contempt to a human mother. Our sire... Read More

Egg

Definition noun, plural: eggs (1) An organic vessel where an embryo develops, and one in which the female of an animal... Read More

Twist

twist 1. The act of twisting; a contortion; a flexure; a convolution; a bending. Not the least turn or twist in the fibres... Read More

Ox

ox (Science: zoology) The male of bovine quadrupeds, especially the domestic animal when castrated and grown to its full... Read More

Gas

Gas Origin: Invented by the chemist van Helmont of brussels, who died in 1644. 1. An aeriform fluid; a term used at first by... Read More

Biosphere

What is biosphere? The biosphere is that part of the Earth where living things thrive and live. It is the portion of the... Read More

Unit

unit 1. A single thing or person. 2. (Science: mathematics) The least whole number; one. Units are the integral parts of any... Read More

Gram-positive

Definition adjective Of, or relating to that group of bacteria that retain the violet stain following Gram's... Read More

Represent

represent 1. To present again or anew; to present by means of something standing in the place of; to exhibit the counterpart... Read More

Umbrella

umbrella 1. A shade, screen, or guard, carried in the hand for sheltering the person from the rays of the sun, or from rain... Read More

Slice

slice 1. A thin, broad piece cut off; as, a slice of bacon; a slice of cheese; a slice of bread. 2. That which is thin and... Read More

Sensation

sensation 1. (Science: physiology) An impression, or the consciousness of an impression, made upon the central nervous... Read More

Proportion

proportion 1. The relation or adaptation of one portion to another, or to the whole, as respect magnitude, quantity, or... Read More

Bathes

Bath Origin: as. Bae; akin to os. & Icel. Ba, Sw, dan, D, & g. Bad, and perh. To g. Bahen to foment. 1. The act of... Read More

Slices

slice 1. A thin, broad piece cut off; as, a slice of bacon; a slice of cheese; a slice of bread. 2. That which is thin and... Read More

Shell

shell 1. A hard outside covering, as of a fruit or an animal. Specifically: The covering, or outside part, of a nut; as, a... Read More