52 results found

Search Results for: wet

Wet

wet 1. Water or wetness; moisture or humidity in considerable degree. Have here a cloth and wipe away the wet. (Chaucer) Now... Read More

Wet and dry bulb thermometer

Definition noun (meteorology) A meteorologic instrument comprised of two thermometer bulbs (where one is kept dry and the... Read More

Salt marsh

salt marsh A community of organisms dominated by plants that are tolerant of wet, saline soils, generally found in low-lying... Read More

Strepsirrhine

Definition noun, plural: strepsirrhines Any of the wet-nosed primates characterized mainly by having... Read More

Moisture

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

Steam

steam 1. To emit steam or vapor. My brother's ghost hangs hovering there, O'er his warm blood, that steams into the air.... Read More

Primate

Definition noun, plural: primates Any of a group of placental mammals, particularly the prosimians and the... Read More

Rain

rain water falling in drops from the clouds; the descent of water from the clouds in drops. Rain is water by the heat of the... Read More

Peat

Peat 1. (Science: chemical) A piece of turf cut for use as a fuel. 2. (Science: botany) A mass of partially carbonised plant... Read More

Laterite

Definition noun,plural: laterites A layer of the soil that is abundant in iron oxide which is resulted from the various... Read More

Hygrometer

Definition noun, plural: hygrometers Any of the various meteorologic instruments used for measuring the relative humidity of... 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

Pack

pack 1. A bundle made up and prepared to be carried; especially, a bundle to be carried on the back; a load for an animal; a... Read More

Bathe

Bathe 1. To wash by immersion, as in a bath; to subject to a bath. Chancing to bathe himself in the river Cydnus. (South) 2.... Read More

Upland

upland (Science: botany) Any area that does not qualify as a wetland because the associated hydrologic regime is not... Read More

Hydrophyte

Definition noun, plural: hydrophytes (botany) Any plant adapted to grow wholly or partly submerged in water or wet habitats;... Read More

Hanging drop slide

Definition noun (microscopy) A glass slide prepared by hanging drop technique to observe living and motile microscopic... Read More

Rhinarium

Definition noun, plural: rhinaria The hairless skin area surrounding the nostrils in certain mammals Supplement Rhinarium is... Read More

The FIFTH MIRACLE: The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life

 The FIFTH MIRACLE: The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life    ... Read More

Taiga

A type of habitat common in the northern hemisphere where vegetation inhabits wet soils, lying south of the colder tundra... Read More

Deoxyribonucleic acid

Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Definition A nucleic acid refers to any of the group of complex compounds made up of linear... Read More

Ejaculation

Definition noun (biology) The act of ejecting or expulsion, as of the expulsion of semen from the male genital tract in... Read More

Philippine tarsier

Definition noun, plural: Philippine tarsiers A tarsier species endemic to the islands of the Philippines Supplement Tarsiers... Read More

The Water Cycle

The water cycle (sometimes referred to as the hydrological cycle) is the continuous transfer of water from air, sea land and... Read More

Soils

Where a plant grows and what resources are available to it is of vital importance to the life of a plant. The soil type and... Read More

Leaves

Leaves are highly efficient solar energy converters. They capture light energy and through the process of photosynthesis.... Read More

Plant Metabolism

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

Insects

To learn more about arthropods, look at the previous tutorial. The Class Insecta of the Arthropoda Phylum is by far the... Read More

Dip

Dip 1. To plunge or immerse; especially, to put for a moment into a liquid; to insert into a fluid and withdraw again. The... Read More

Ooze

ooze 1. Soft mud or slime; earth so wet as to flow gently, or easily yield to pressure. My son i' the ooze is bedded. 2.... Read More

Slough

slough (Science: ecology) A wet place of deep mud or mire, a sluggish channel, a swamp, bog, or marsh, especially one that... Read More

Float

Float Origin: oe. Flote ship, boat, fleet, as. Flota ship, fr. Fleotan to float; akin to D. Vloot fleet, g. Floss raft,... Read More

Land

Land 1. To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft; to disembark; to debark. I 'll undertake top land them on... Read More

Snow

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

Weather

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

Spongy

spongy 1. Soft, and full of cavities; of an open, loose, pliable texture; as, a spongy excrescence; spongy earth; spongy... Read More

Flowering

Flowering 1. The act of blossoming, or the season when plants blossom; florification. 2. The act of adorning with... Read More

Marsh

Marsh (Science: ecology) a tract of wet land principally inhabitated by partially-submerged herbaceous... Read More

Moisten

moisten 1. To make damp; to wet in a small degree. A pipe a little moistened on the inside. (bacon) 2. To soften by making... Read More

Scratch

scratch 1. A break in the surface of a thing made by scratching, or by rubbing with anything pointed or rough; a slight... Read More