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biodata, bio
Biographical details, especially those supplied by candidates applying for jobs; a résumé.
biog, bio
Short for "biography".
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(biological theft by illegally collecting indigenous plants, microbes, enzymes, etc. by corporations who patent them for their own commercial use as defined at this bio unit page)
Word Entries containing the term: “bio
bio-, bi-, -biotic
Greek: life; living, live, alive.

A unit about "life" and "living, bio words is one of the largest units with at least 681 words and definitions; and it also includes six self-scoring quizzes to challenge your knowledge.

Certainly the significance of the many aspects of life and living have produced many versions of bio words and should be considered by anyone wishing to expand his/her vocabulary fluency.

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biobased, bio-based
Having a biological source; describing materials, especially plastics, that are fully or partially produced from biomass-derived feed stocks.
biofraud, bio-fraud (s); biofrauds, bio-frauds (pl) (noun forms)
The fraudulent manipulation of data in a biological study or survey; such as, when someone "submits false samples of a threatened species".
biogas, bio-gas
1. A mixture of methane and carbon dioxide along with traces of other gases, such as nitrogen, hydrogen, and water vapor, that is produced during anaerobic digestion.
2. A combustible gas produced by microbial activity, usually referring to methane produced by microbial fermentation of organic wastes.
3. Any gas fuel derived from the decay of organic matter, as the mixture of methane and carbon dioxide produced by the bacterial decomposition of sewage, manure, garbage, or plant crops.
4. A gaseous fuel of medium energy content, composed of methane and carbon dioxide; produced from the anaerobic decomposition of organic material in land fills.
biomimicry, bio-mimicry
1. Manufacturing principles and practices that are similar to natural materials or processes.
2. Imitating nature in man-made systems or an attempt to mold technology on nature.

See an extended example of biomimicry by going to this Velcro page.

bio-oceanography
The study of the flora and fauna of oceans in relation to their marine environments.
bio-organic, bioorganic
1. A reference to describe a carbon-based (organic) compound produced by a living organism or of biological importance.
2. Relating to the composition and biological activity of carbon-based compounds; especially, those of laboratory rather than to biogenic origins.
Eggs are the only food that comes naturally in no deposit, no-return, and in bio-degradable packaging.
This entry is located in the following unit: paraprosdokian, paraprosdokia (page 3)
Unit Test, Bio (Life, Live) Words

Bio Words, Quiz.


Unit Test, Bio (Life, Live) Words

Bio Words, Quiz.


Unit Test, Bio (Life, Live) Words

Bio Words, Quiz.


Unit Test, Bio (Life, Live) Words

Bio Words, Quiz.


Unit Test, Bio (Life, Live) Words

Bio Words, Quiz.


Unit Test, Bio (Life, Live) Words

Bio Words, Quiz.


Word Entries at Get Words containing the term: “bio
biomimicry, bio-mimicry, biomimetic
Manufacturing principles and practices that mimic natural materials or processes.

An example of biomimetics is the Swiss inventor named George de Mestral. An avid hiker, de Mestral and his dog were plagued by burrs sticking tenaciously to his tweed pants and the dogs hair.

He examined the burrs and found they contained tiny, hooks that had a natural tendency to attach themselves to the miniature loops found in fabric. This inspired, de Mestral who spent years trying to mimic the same mechanism and, in the late 1950's, he presented the world with his new invention which he called Velcro.

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