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Sink

sink 1. A drain to carry off filthy water; a jakes. 2. A shallow box or vessel of wood, stone, iron, or other material,... Read More

Water in Plants

The movement of molecules, specifically water and any solutes, is vital to understand in light of plant processes. This will... Read More

Sag

sag 1. To sink, in the middle, by its weight or under applied pressure, below a horizontal line or plane; as, a line or... Read More

Hydrogen

Hydrogen is one of the chemical elements found in nature. A chemical element refers to the pure substance of one type of... Read More

Bore

Bore 1. To make a hole or perforation with, or as with, a boring instrument; to cut a circular hole by the rotary motion of... Read More

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Carbon dioxide

Carbon Dioxide Definition noun, car·bon di·ox·ide, /daɪˈɒksaɪd/ (biochemistry) An inorganic compound, with the... 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

Droop

Droop 1. To hang bending downward; to sink or hang down, as an animal, plant, etc, from physical inability or exhaustion,... Read More

Marrow

Marrow 1. (Science: anatomy) The tissue which fills the cavities of most bones; the medulla. In the larger cavities it is... Read More

Immerse

Immerse 1. To plunge into anything that surrounds or covers, especially into a fluid; to dip; to sink; to bury; to immerge.... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with a nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Sieve cell

Definition noun, plural: sieve cells (botany) The main conductive cell in the phloem of the gymnosperms and... 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