heliotropic
adjective see heliotropism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • heliotropic — HELIOTRÓPIC, Ă, heliotropici, ce, adj. (biol.) Referitor la heliotropism; de heliotropism. [pr.: li o ] – Din fr. héliotropique. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  heliotrópic adj. m. (sil. li o ), pl. heliotrópici; …   Dicționar Român

  • Heliotropic — He li*o*trop ic, a. (Bot.) Manifesting heliotropism; turning toward the sun. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heliotropic — turning towards the sun; many fish are negatively heliotropic …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • heliotropic — heliotropically, adv. /hee lee euh trop ik, troh pik/, adj. Biol. turning or growing toward the light. [1870 75; HELIO + TROPIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • heliotropic — adjective exhibiting heliotropism See Also: heliotrope …   Wiktionary

  • heliotropic — adj. turning in the direction of sunlight (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Heliotropic —   Any device (or plant) that follows the sun s apparent movement across the sky …   Energy terms

  • heliotropic — he·lio·tropic …   English syllables

  • heliotropic — he•li•o•trop•ic [[t]ˌhi li əˈtrɒp ɪk, ˈtroʊ pɪk[/t]] adj. bio turning or growing toward the light, esp. sunlight • Etymology: 1870–75 he li•o•trop′i•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • heliotropic — /hiliəˈtrɒpɪk/ (say heeleeuh tropik) adjective growing towards the light. –heliotropically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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