a perforated pipe driven into the ground for pumping out collected ground water; wellpoint.
- Abyssopelagic zone
abyssopelagic zone abyssopelagic zone (ə-bĭs’ə-pə-lāj’ĭk) A layer of the oceanic zone lying below the bathypelagic zone and above the hadopelagic zone, at depths generally between about 4,000 and 6,000 m (13,120-19,680 ft). The abyssopelagic zone ranges in temperature from 10° to 4°C (50° to 39°F).
adjective referring to or occurring in the region of deep water above the floor of the ocean
a person or thing that . a connector for joining parts or devices having different sizes, designs, etc., enabling them to be fitted or to work together. Also called plug adapter, adapter plug. a device that connects an electrical plug to an outlet that has a different plug shape: Last time I traveled, I brought […]
sexually responsive to both men and women; bisexual. alternating current or direct current. adjective (informal) (of a person) bisexual adj. electronics abbreviation of alternating current/direct current, by 1898. As slang for “bisexual,” 1959, said to have been in use orally from c.1940; the notion is of working both ways. adjective Practicing both heterosexual and homosexual […]
Archaic. to pay the penalty of. to endure; continue. to undergo suffering as a penalty. Contemporary Examples “aby Rosen and the Mugrabis just bought ten pieces” he said. The Coolest Works at Frieze Anthony Haden-Guest October 21, 2009 Historical Examples I’ll tell you what it is, aby, I ain’t so sure you’d have such an […]