water bloom

water bloom
noun Date: 1903 bloom 1d

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • water bloom — noun 1. : the accumulation of algae and especially of various blue green algae at or near the surface of a body of water often occurring suddenly and in large quantities and causing discoloration or forming a definite scum 2. a. : a scum that is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • water bloom — vandens žydėjimas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vandens spalvos pasikeitimas dėl fitoplanktono greito dauginimosi vandens telkiniuose, kuriuose gausu augalų maisto medžiagų. atitikmenys: angl. algal bloom; water bloom vok …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • water bloom — Dense aquatic accumulation of microscopic organisms produced by an abundance of nutrients in surface water coupled with adequate sunlight for photosynthesis. The microorganisms or the toxic substances they release may discolour the water, exhaust …   Universalium

  • water bloom — algal bloom (the rapid growth of algae on the surface of lakes, streams, or ponds; stimulated by nutrient enrichment. The water takes on a green colour) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • water bloom — noun another term for bloom1 (in sense 5) …   English new terms dictionary

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  • water flowers — water bloom or water flowers noun Large masses of algae, chiefly blue green, which sometimes develop very suddenly in bodies of fresh water • • • Main Entry: ↑water …   Useful english dictionary

  • bloom — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a a flower, esp. one cultivated for its beauty. b the state of flowering (in bloom). 2 a state of perfection or loveliness; the prime (in full bloom). 3 a (of the complexion) a flush; a glow. b a delicate powdery surface deposit… …   Useful english dictionary

  • water — waterer, n. waterless, adj. waterlessly, adv. waterlessness, n. waterlike, adj. /waw teuhr, wot euhr/, n. 1. a transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid, a compound of hydrogen and oxygen, H2O, freezing at 32°F or 0°C and boiling at 212°F or 100°C …   Universalium

  • water flower — noun Etymology: Middle English water flour, from water + flour flower more at flower : water bloom usually used in plural …   Useful english dictionary

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