Anaerobic digestion

the conversion of biodegradable waste matter into compost in the absence of oxygen
Contemporary Examples

In the fall of 2010, it bought an anaerobic digestion project then under construction in London, Ontario.
Will Food Waste Power Your Home? The Daily Beast June 15, 2014


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    (of an organism or tissue) living in the absence of air or free oxygen. pertaining to or caused by the absence of oxygen. Historical Examples For any particular experiment prepare a smear culture on agar and incubate at 37° C. for 24 hours anaerobically. The Elements of Bacteriological Technique John William Henry Eyre adjective (of […]

  • Anaerobic respiration

    noun in biology, a form of incomplete intracellular breakdown of sugar or other organic compounds in the absence of oxygen that releases energy; cellular respiration in the absence of oxygen Examples Anaerobic respiration occurs in some yeasts and bacteria and in muscle when exercise is strenuous and there is not enough oxygen. Usage Note science […]

  • Anaerobiosis

    noun life in the absence of oxygen anaerobiosis an·aer·o·bi·o·sis (ān’ə-rō’bī-ō’sĭs, ān’â-rō’-) n. Life sustained by an organism in the absence of oxygen.

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    anaerogenic anaerogenic an·aer·o·gen·ic (ān’ə-rō-gěn’ĭk, ān’â-rō-) adj. Producing no gas.

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