biomass

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noun bio·mass \ˈbī-ō-ˌmas\

Definition of biomass

  1. 1 :  the amount of living matter (as in a unit area or volume of habitat)

  2. 2 :  plant materials and animal waste used especially as a source of fuel

1931

First Known Use of biomass

1931


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biomass

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noun bio·mass \-ˌmas\

Medical Definition of biomass

  1. :  the amount of living matter (as in a unit area or volume of habitat)


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