Suspension Feeder

Science / Marine Biology / Suspension Feeder: An organism that feeds by capturing particles suspended in the water column

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Suspension Verb Synonyms: debarring, disbarment, exclusion, elimination, rejection, expulsion, ejection, eviction, deprivation, denial
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Mucous-Bag Suspension Feeder

Science / Marine Biology / Mucous-Bag Suspension Feeder: Suspension feeder employing a sheet or bag of mucus to trap particles nonselectively MORE

Tentacle-Tube-Foot Suspension Feeder

Science / Marine Biology / Tentacle-Tube-Foot Suspension Feeder: Suspension feeder that traps particles on distinct tentacles or tube feet (in echinoderms) MORE

Substrate Feeders

Science / Biology / Substrate Feeders: Animals such as earthworms or termites that eat the soil or wood through which they burrow. MORE

Plunger Suspension

Technology / Motorcycle / Plunger Suspension: In the 1930’s the "plunger" motorcycle frame suspension began to replace the rigid frames of earlier bikes. This was designed so the rear axle would move up and down two vertical posts to absorb roa MORE

Suspension

Business / Agriculture / Suspension: A process under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act by which the Environmental Protection Agency can suspend the use of a pesticide in order to prevent an imminent hazard resulting MORE

Suspension Feeder

Science / Marine Biology / Suspension Feeder: An organism that feeds by capturing particles suspended in the water column MORE

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