a written account of another person’s life:
the biography of Byron by Marchand.
an account in biographical form of an organization, society, theater, animal, etc.
such writings collectively.
the writing of biography as an occupation or field of endeavor.
Wes Clark on Washington General Wesley K. Clark October 13, 2010
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James Fenimore Cooper Thomas R. Lounsbury
Biography of a Slave Charles Thompson
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noun (pl) -phies
an account of a person’s life by another
such accounts collectively
verb (transitive) to write a biography of (someone): the maverick duo were not easy to biographize
a pathogen, especially one used in or produced by biological research. the health risk posed by the possible release of such a pathogen into the environment. noun material of biological origin that is hazardous to humans n. biohazard (bī’ō-hāz’ərd) A biological agent, such as an infectious microorganism, that constitutes a threat to humans or to […]
a carbonate rock formation, in the form of an ancient reef or hummock, consisting of the fossilized remains of corals, algae, mollusks, and other sedentary marine life, and commonly surrounded by rock of a different lithology. noun a mound of material laid down by sedentary marine organisms, esp a coral reef the fossilized remains of […]
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