a tropical rain forest, as that in the Amazon basin of South America.
dense equatorial forest, esp in the Amazon basin, characterized by tall broad-leaved evergreen trees, epiphytes, lianas, etc
a tract of such forest
noun 1. the edge of woven fabric finished so as to prevent raveling, often in a narrow tape effect, different from the body of the fabric. 2. any similar strip or part of surplus material, as at the side of wallpaper. 3. Also called margin. Philately. the surplus paper or margin around a sheet of […]
noun 1. plural of self. noun, plural selves. 1. a person or thing referred to with respect to complete individuality: one’s own self. 2. a person’s nature, character, etc.: his better self. 3. personal interest. 4. Philosophy. the ego; that which knows, remembers, desires, suffers, etc., as contrasted with that known, remembered, etc. the uniting […]
noun 1. Hans, 1907–82, Canadian physician and medical educator, born in Austria. Selye Sel·ye (sěl’yě, zěl’-), Hans Hugo Bruno. 1907-1982. Austrian-born Canadian physician who studied the physiological and biochemical results of stress and anxiety. He developed the general-adaptation syndrome as a means of expressing the reactions of the body to systemic stress.
noun 1. David O(liver) 1902–65, U.S. motion-picture producer. noun 1. David O(liver). 1902–62, US film producer, who produced such films as A Star is Born (1937), Gone with the Wind (1939), and A Farewell to Arms (1957)