selection occurring when a population is at or near the carrying capacity of the environment, which is usually stable: tends to favor individuals that successfully compete for resources and produce few, slowly developing young, and results in a stable population of long-lived individuals.
[key-seer-eez] /ˈkeɪˌsɪər iz/ noun, Physics. 1. See under . [key-lahyn] /ˈkeɪˌlaɪn/ noun, Physics. 1. one of a series of lines (K-series) in the x-ray spectrum of an atom corresponding to radiation (K-radiation) produced by the transition of an electron to the K-shell.
abbreviation 1. Knight of the Order of St Gregory the Great (a Papal honorary title)
[ksha-tree-uh] /ˈkʃæ tri ə/ noun 1. a member of the Hindu royal and warrior class above the Vaisyas and below the Brahmans. /ˈkʃætrɪə/ noun 1. a member of the second of the four main Hindu castes, the warrior caste