(Greek: large, great; long [in extent or duration]; enlarged, or elongated, long [in length]; abnormally large)
2. The science of prolonging life.
2. Large soil organisms, exceeding about 40-50 mm in length.
3. All soil organisms of larger size than those of the mesobiota including plant roots, larger insects, earthworms, etc.
Such a macrobiotic diet may also consist of fish, but it does not include edibles; such as, other animal meat and eggs.
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2. The theory or practice of promoting well-being and longevity, principally by means of a diet consisting chiefly of whole grains and beans.
2. An abnormal size or length of an arm or arms.
A downdraft, or downburst, is a column of sinking air that is capable of producing damaging straight-line winds of over 150 mph (240 km/h), similar to, but distinguishable from tornadoes.
Downburst damage will radiate from a central point as the descending column spreads out when impacting the surface, whereas tornado damage tends towards convergent damage consistent with rotating winds.