(ENS) A higher education and research institution in Paris, France.
[ee koh-lahy] /ˈi ˈkoʊ laɪ/ noun 1. . /ˌiːˈkəʊlaɪ/ noun 1. short for Escherichia coli; see Escherichia n. “bacteria inhabiting the gut of man and animals,” short for Escherichia coli, named for German physician Theodor Escherich (1857-1911) + Latin genitive of colon “colon” (see colon (n.2)). E. coli (ē kō’lī) n. A bacillus Escherichia coli; […]
/ˈiːkəʊˌlɒdʒ/ noun 1. a tourist accommodation facility designed to have minimal impact on the environment, often constructed as part of an environmental project
[ih-kol-uh-jee] /ɪˈkɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the branch of biology dealing with the relations and interactions between organisms and their environment, including other organisms. 2. Also called human ecology. the branch of sociology concerned with the spacing and interdependence of people and institutions. /ɪˈkɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the study of the relationships between living organisms and […]
- Ecological efficiency
ecological efficiency (ē’kə-lŏj’ĭ-kəl) See under trophic level.