an electrostatic printing process for copying text or graphics whereby areas on a sheet of paper corresponding to the image areas of the original are sensitized with a charge of static electricity so that, when powdered with a toner carrying an opposite charge, only the charged areas retain the toner, which is then fused to […]
of or relating to structural adaptations of xerophytes that help them store water and withstand drought. adjective (of plants or plant parts) having characteristics that serve as protection against excessive loss of water
a lenten fast observed especially during holy week, const-tuting the strictest fast in the eastern church.
botany. growing in or adapted to dry, especially dry and hot, regions. zoology. living or flourishing in a dry environment. historical examples jungle folk douglas dewar adjective (of plants or animals) adapted for growing or living in dry surroundings