Epipelagic Zone

Science / Marine Biology / Epipelagic Zone: The 0- to 150-m-depth zone, seaward of the shelf-slope break

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Zone Noun Synonyms: area, quarter, district, region, sector, section, sphere, belt, territory, province, realm, domain, precinct, bailiwick, department, terrain, circle, locality, locale, turf
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Photic Zone

Science / Biology / Photic Zone: The layer of the ocean that is penetrated by sunlight; extends to a depth of about 200 meters. MORE

Target Heart Rate Zone

Health / Fitness / Target Heart Rate Zone: The number of heartbeats per minute reflecting the exercise intensity that gains the maximum training benefits from an aerobic workout. The formula for obtaining a target heart rate equals 220 minus y MORE

Surf Zone

Science / Geology / Surf Zone: An area of breaking waves bounded by the point of first breakers, then landward to the maximum uprush of waves on the beach. MORE

Sunlight Zone

Science / Marine Biology / Sunlight Zone: See Photic Zone. MORE

Target Zone Arrangement

Business / Finance / Target Zone Arrangement: In the context of takeovers, the price at which an acquirer aims to buy a target firm. In the context of options, the price of the underlying security at which an option will become in the money. In t MORE

Vadose Zone

Science / Geology / Vadose Zone: The region in the ground between the surface and the water table in which pores are not filled with water. Also called the unsaturated zone. MORE

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