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Snow

snow 1. Watery particles congealed into white or transparent crystals or flakes in the air, and falling to the earth,... Read More

Slide

slide 1. The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice. 2. Smooth, even passage or progress. A better slide into their... Read More

Fog

Fog 1. Watery vapor condensed in the lower part of the atmosphere and disturbing its transparency. It differs from cloud... Read More

Takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri)

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we've seen the different animals endemic to New Zealand. Due to the... Read More

Ecosystem

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

Storm

storm 1. A violent disturbance of the atmosphere, attended by wind, rain, snow, hail, or thunder and lightning; hence,... Read More

Biome

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

Stall

stall 1. To put into a stall or stable; to keep in a stall or stalls; as, to stall an ox. Where king Latinus then his oxen... Read More

Plough

plough 1. A well-known implement, drawn by horses, mules, oxen, or other power, for turning up the soil to prepare it for... Read More

Glaciers

Glacier An immense field or stream of ice, formed in the region of perpetual snow, and moving slowly down a mountain slope... Read More

Bears

Bears Definition Bears are mammals belonging to the family Ursidae. They typically have massive bodies, coarse heavy fur,... Read More

Globules

Globule 1. A little globe; a small particle of matter, of a spherical form. Globules of snow. (Sir i. Newton) These minute... Read More

Protist

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

Thermophile

Thermophiles Definition What are thermophiles? Let us first understand the literal meaning of the word ‘thermophile’.... Read More

Precipitation

Precipitation the act or process of precipitating. In meteorology, precipitation is any kind of water that falls from the... Read More

White-out syndrome

white-out syndrome (Science: syndrome) A psychosis which occurs in arctic explorers or others similarly exposed to the... Read More

Fringes

Fringe 1. An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp,... Read More

Globule

Globule 1. A little globe; a small particle of matter, of a spherical form. Globules of snow. (Sir i. Newton) These minute... Read More

Achromatic

Achromatic (Science: microscopy) Literally, colour-free. A lens or prism is said to be achromatic when corrected for two... 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

Weather

weather To undergo or endure the action of the atmosphere; to suffer meteorological influences; sometimes, to wear away, or... Read More

Banks

Bank 1. A mound, pile, or ridge of earth, raised above the surrounding level; hence, anything shaped like a mound or ridge... Read More

Element

Element Definition noun plural: elements el‧e‧ment, ˈel.ɪ.mənt (biochemistry) A substance that cannot be... Read More

Scar

scar To mark with a scar or scars. Yet I'll not shed her blood; Nor scar that whiter skin of hers than snow. (Shak) His... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Apron

Apron 1. An article of dress, of cloth, leather, or other stuff, worn on the fore part of the body, to keep the clothes... Read More

Vapor

vapor To send off in vapor, or as if in vapor; as, to vapor away a heated fluid. Alternative forms: vapour He'd laugh to see... 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

Endemic

Global biodiversity is under threat and the rate at which species are getting endangered and extinct is alarming. If you... Read More

Fringe

Fringe 1. An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp,... Read More