life zone
noun Date: 1893 a region characterized by specific plants and animals

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  • life zone — n. any of a series of biogeographic zones into which a continent, region, etc. is divided both by latitude and altitude on the basis of the characteristic animal and plant life in a zone * * * …   Universalium

  • life zone — n. any of a series of biogeographic zones into which a continent, region, etc. is divided both by latitude and altitude on the basis of the characteristic animal and plant life in a zone …   English World dictionary

  • life zone — life′ zone n. ecl any extensive area defined by its characteristic animal life and vegetation; a biogeographical region …   From formal English to slang

  • Life zone — The Life Zone concept was developed by C. Hart Merriam in 1889 as a means of describing areas with similar plant and animal communities. Merriam observed that the changes in these communities with an increase in latitude at a constant elevation… …   Wikipedia

  • life zone — noun : a biogeographic zone * * * life zone, a region that generally has a uniform type of plant or animal life, and a single type of climate. Because of environment, the plants in one life zone usually differ from the plants in another zone.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • life zone — noun any large portion of the Earths land area which has a generally uniform climate and soil and therefore a high degree of uniformity in the composition of species; a number of different classifications have been proposed by different people …   Wiktionary

  • The Life Zone — est un film américain pro vie de 2011, réalisé par Rod Weber, sur un scenario du candidat au poste de sénateur du New Jersey, Kenneth Del Vecchio. Distribution Amanda : Amanda Antonucci Dr Victoria Wise : Blanche Baker Rebecca :… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Zone — one (z[=o]n), n. [F. zone, L. zona, Gr. zw nh; akin to zwnny nai to gird, Lith. j[*u]sta a girdle, j[*u]sti to gird, Zend y[=a]h.] 1. A girdle; a cincture. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] An embroidered zone surrounds her waist. Dryden. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zone axis — Zone one (z[=o]n), n. [F. zone, L. zona, Gr. zw nh; akin to zwnny nai to gird, Lith. j[*u]sta a girdle, j[*u]sti to gird, Zend y[=a]h.] 1. A girdle; a cincture. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] An embroidered zone surrounds her waist. Dryden. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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