Coral Reef

Science / Marine Biology / Coral Reef: A wave-resistant structure resulting from cementation processes and the skeletal construction of hermatypic corals, calcareous algae, and other calcium carbonate-secreting organisms

Fringing Reef

Science / Geology / Fringing Reef: A coral reef that is directly attached to a landmass not made of coral. MORE

Coastal Reef

Science / Marine Biology / Coastal Reef: A coral reef occurring near and parallel to a coastline MORE

Foliose Coral

Science / Marine Biology / Foliose Coral: A coral whose skeletal form approximates that of a broad, flattened plate MORE

Threefold Death

Entertainment / Literature / Threefold Death: According to Dan Wiley's entry in Duffy's Medieval Ireland: An Encyclopedia, threefold death is a motif of the early Irish aideda in which a victim is killed by three different means in rapid successi MORE

Coral Reef

Science / Marine Biology / Coral Reef: A wave-resistant structure resulting from cementation processes and the skeletal construction of hermatypic corals, calcareous algae, and other calcium carbonate-secreting organisms MORE

Ecosystem

Business / Agriculture / Ecosystem: A functioning community of nature that includes fauna and flora together with the chemical and physical environment with which they interact. Ecosystems vary greatly in size and characteristics: an ec MORE

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