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Weather

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

Environment

Environment Definition What does environment mean? If you mean physical environment, then it is defined as the surrounding... Read More

Wither

wither 1. To fade; to lose freshness; to become sapless; to become sapless; to dry or shrivel up. Shall he hot pull up the... Read More

Biome

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

Gauge

Gauge 1. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard. This... Read More

Brief Review on Climate Change and Tropical Peatlands

Peat soils are formed from biochemical process on moderately decomposed vegetation by aerobic microorganisms. It is mostly... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More

Animal Water Regulation

Homeostatic control, a set environment, and how evolution and natural selection drives a species to adapt to its environment... Read More

Leaf

Leaf Definition (botany) A plant organ that is specialized for photosynthesis. Collectively, it constitutes foliage.... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Mental impression

mental impression --> impression 1. The act of impressing, or the state of being impressed; the communication of a stamp,... Read More

Hot spot

Definition noun, plural: hot spots (1) (pathology) A superficial weeping skin lesion such as in dogs and cats caused by an... Read More

Rhizome

The rhizome is derived from the Greek word rhizoma, meaning "a bunch of roots". Usually, rhizomes are confused with roots;... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Climate shifts — probability of randomness

Severe climate changes during the last ice-age could have been caused by random chaotic variations on Earth and not... Read More

Snaps

snap 1. To break short, or at once; to part asunder suddenly; as, a mast snaps; a needle snaps. But this weapon will snap... Read More

Climatic

Climatic Of or relating to the climate (the general weather of an... Read More

Moisture content

Definition noun The weight of the water contained in an object or material, usually expressed as a percentage of... Read More

Density Independent Factor

Definition noun, plural: density independent factors (ecology) A factor that affects the size of a population independent or... Read More

Precipitation

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

Psychrometer

Definition noun, plural: psychrometers A simple form of hygrometer with two thermometer bulbs in which one is kept dry and... Read More

Moisture

Definition noun (1) The presence of slight to moderate amount of liquid, especially water (2) The characteristic of being... Read More

Tracking the migration of Whip-poor-will in Americas

Eastern whip-poor-will (Antrostomus vociferous) is continuously declining due to habitat loss and unavailability of insects... Read More

Roller

roller 1. One who, or that which, rolls; especially, a cylinder, sometimes grooved, of wood, stone, metal, etc, used in... 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

Spoil

spoil 1. That which is taken from another by violence; especially, the plunder taken from an enemy; pillage; booty. Gentle... Read More

Impression

Impression 1. The act of impressing, or the state of being impressed; the communication of a stamp, mold, style, or... Read More

Arctic

Arctic Pertaining to, or situated under, the northern constellation called the Bear; northern; frigid; as, the arctic pole,... 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

Illness

Illness 1. The condition of being ill, evil, or bad; badness; unfavorableness. The illness of the weather. 2. Disease;... Read More

Snap

snap 1. To break short, or at once; to part asunder suddenly; as, a mast snaps; a needle snaps. But this weapon will snap... Read More

Sharp

sharp 1. Having a very thin edge or fine point; of a nature to cut or pierce easily; not blunt or dull; keen. He dies upon... Read More

Signal

signal 1. Noticeable; distinguished from what is ordinary; eminent; remarkable; memorable; as, a signal exploit; a signal... Read More

Fate

Fate 1. A fixed decree by which the order of things is prescribed; the immutable law of the universe; inevitable necessity;... Read More

Ecosystem

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

Spoils

spoil 1. That which is taken from another by violence; especially, the plunder taken from an enemy; pillage; booty. Gentle... Read More

Arboreal

Arboreal Definition Arbor is a Latin word meaning "tree". Thus, arboreal means "related to or pertaining to trees". The... Read More

Harbor

Harbor 1. A station for rest and entertainment; a place of security and comfort; a refuge; a shelter. grove fair harbour... Read More

Brace

Brace 1. To furnish with braces; to support; to prop; as, to brace a beam in a building. 2. To draw tight; to tighten; to... Read More

Storm

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