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Revolution

revolution 1. The act of revolving, or turning round on an axis or a center; the motion of a body round a fixed point or... Read More

Green revolution

Green revolution advances in genetics, petrochemicals, and machinery that culminated in adramatic increase in crop... Read More

At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity

At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity  ... Read More

Solid

solid 1. Having the constituent parts so compact, or so firmly adhering, as to resist the impression or penetration of other... Read More

Meters

meter 1. One who, or that which, metes or measures. See coal-meter. 2. An instrument for measuring, and usually for... Read More

Great Oxygenation Event

Definition noun The appearance of dioxygen (O2) in the atmosphere of the earth as a result of biological activity,... Read More

Apomixis

Apomixis Definition Just like any other organism, the process of reproduction is pivotal to the life cycle of plants. There... Read More

Gorge

The passage between the pharynx and the stomach.gorge 1. The throat; the gullet; the canal by which food passes to the... Read More

Sector

sector 1. (Science: geometry) A part of a circle comprehended between two radii and the included arc. 2. A mathematical... Read More

Gyration

Gyration 1. The act of turning or whirling, as around a fixed center; a circular or spiral motion; motion about an axis;... Read More

Spire

spire To breathe. Origin: L. Spirare to breathe. See Spirit. 1. A slender stalk or blade in vegetation; as, a spire grass or... Read More

Adjunct

Adjunct 1. Something joined or added to another thing, but not essentially a part of it. Learning is but an adjunct to our... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Orbits

orbit 1. (Science: astronomy) The path described by a heavenly body in its periodical revolution around another body; as,... Read More

Acceleration

Acceleration The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as, a falling body... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Scheme

scheme 1. A combination of things connected and adjusted by design; a system. The appearance and outward scheme of things.... Read More

Moon

moon 1. The celestial orb which revolves round the earth; the satellite of the earth; a secondary planet, whose light,... Read More

Freshwater Communities & Lentic Waters

Lentic (still water) communities can vary greatly in appearance, anything from a small temporary puddle to a large lake is... Read More