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  • peat´like´ — peat1 «peet», noun. 1. a kind of heavy turf made of partly rotted moss and other plants, especially sphagnum moss. It is used as a fertilizer or especially as fuel in Ireland, Great Britain, and other parts of the world where there are many peat… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peat — is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation matter. Peat forms in wetlands or peatlands , variously called bogs , moors , muskegs , pocosins , mires , and peat swamp forests . By volume there is about 4 trillion m³ of peat in the world… …   Wikipedia

  • peat|y — «PEE tee», adjective, peat|i|er, peat|i|est. of, like, or abounding in peat: »A thin seam of peaty matter…along the bottom of a bed of clay (James Croll) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peat pulp bath — A peat pulp bath is a bath prepared of peat pulp from wetlands. Balneotherapy in form of peat pulp baths is offered in many health resorts. Form of application and therapeutic mechanism Up to now, the mechanism of action has only partly been… …   Wikipedia

  • Three-peat — is a portmanteau of the words three and repeat , which has been trademarked for commercial use by basketball coach Pat Riley. It is used either as a verb or noun used in American sports to refer to winning a third championship in a row.Origin and …   Wikipedia

  • moss´like´ — moss «ms, mos», noun, verb. –n. 1. very small, soft, green or brown plants that grow close together like a carpet on the ground, on rocks, or on trees. There are various kinds, making up a class of plants. Mosses have small stems and numerous,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|peat|er — «rih PEE tuhr», noun. 1. a type of gun that can be fired several times without reloading. A lever, bolt, or the like, must be moved after each shot. 2. a watch or clock that, if a spring is pressed, strikes the hour it struck last, plus the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hag´like´ — hag1 «hag», noun. 1. a very ugly old woman, especially one who is vicious or malicious: »The old hag made a face to chase the children from her yard. SYNONYM(S): beldam. 2. a witch: »the hags that ride on Halloween. 3. Archaic. a female evil… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rothera Research Station — Infobox Airport name = caption = IATA = none ICAO = none type = owner = operator = city served = Rothera Research Station location = South Pole, Antarctica elevation f = elevation m = coordinates = website = r1 number = r1 length f = r1 length m …   Wikipedia

  • Uranium in the environment — Uranium in the environment, this page is about the science of uranium in the environment and in animals (including humans). The legal and social issues associated with uranium are discussed elsewhere. This page is a subpage of actinides in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Banksia littoralis — taxobox name = Western Swamp Banksia image caption = Swamp Banksia, cultivated plant in Kings Park, Western Australia regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots ordo = Proteales familia = Proteaceae genus =… …   Wikipedia

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