the natural wealth of a country, consisting of land, forests, mineral deposits, water, etc.
naturally occurring materials such as coal, fertile land, etc, that can be used by man
Factors of production not created (though harnessed) by effort. Minerals and fossil fuels are examples of natural resources.
noun 1. any right that exists by virtue of natural law.
noun 1. a science or knowledge of objects or processes observable in nature, as biology or physics, as distinguished from the abstract or theoretical sciences, as mathematics or philosophy. noun 1. the sciences collectively that are involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena, including biology, physics, chemistry, and geology, but excluding […]
noun 1. the process by which forms of life having traits that better enable them to adapt to specific environmental pressures, as predators, changes in climate, or competition for food or mates, will tend to survive and reproduce in greater numbers than others of their kind, thus ensuring the perpetuation of those favorable traits in […]
- Natural slope
noun 1. (civil engineering) the maximum angle at which soil will lie in a bank without slipping