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zonation

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation.

The spatial distribution of species at any one time according to variations in the physical environment (e.g. the distribution of seaweeds and marine animals between the low-tide and...

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zone

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

1 (biostratigraphic zone) A unit of rock characterized by a clearly defined fossil content. To avoid confusion with other types of zone the term ‘biozone’ (short...

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zone

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 60 words.

[LME]

Zone is from Greek zōnē, ‘girdle’. It was first used to refer to each of the five belts

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zone

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 119 words.

1. (biostratigraphic zone) A unit of rock characterized by a clearly defined *fossil content. To avoid confusion with other types of zone the term ‘...

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zone

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 17 words.

Any group of crystal planes that are all parallel to one line, called the zone axis.

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zone

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

The area of the Internet administered by a particular name server which forms part of the Internet Domain Name Service. Details of the zone are stored in a file known as the zone file.

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zonation

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 123 words.

The distribution of the different species of a community into separate zones, which are created by variations in the environment.

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zonation

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 123 words.

The distribution of the different species of a community into separate zones, which are created by variations in the environment.

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zone

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 114 words.

1 (biostratigraphic zone) A unit of rock characterized by a clearly defined fossil content. To avoid confusion with other types

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zonation

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 147 words.

1 The broad distribution of vegetation according to latitude and altitude. The control is primarily climatic, and similar vegetation zones

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zonation

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 22 words.

The distribution of plants and animals into different geographical zones, such as the variations in water depth in the *

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zonation

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 22 words.

The distribution of plants and animals into different geographical zones, such as the variations in water depth in the intertidal

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zonation

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 22 words.

The distribution of plants and animals into different geographical zones, such as the variations in water depth in the *

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zonation

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 108 words.

1 The broad distribution of vegetation according to latitude and altitude. The control is primarily climatic, and similar vegetation zones

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zone

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 146 words.

A zone of a sphere is the part between two parallel planes. If the sphere has radius r and the

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zone

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 52 words.

noun (in full school zone) a defined catchment area from which pupils are accepted for enrolment at a particular

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zone

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

October 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 46 words.

(1) A geographic or climatic area or other physical space naturally defined by its distinguishing features (e.g. the littoral zone).

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zone

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 146 words.

A zone of a sphere is the part between two parallel planes. If the sphere has radius r and the distance between the planes is ...

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zone

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

A lay term referring to an athlete's psychological space linked to a particular physical performance, particularly associated with the achievement of peak experience. See also comfort zone;...

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zone

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

A zone of a sphere is the part between two parallel planes. If the sphere has radius r and the distance between the planes is h, the area of the curved surface of the zone equals 2πnull...

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zonation

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 150 words.

1 The broad distribution of vegetation according to latitude and altitude. The control is primarily climatic, and similar vegetation zones are encountered on the flanks of high...

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