(psychol) a small area in which people or animals live in overcrowded conditions
behavior. manner of behaving or acting. Psychology, Animal Behavior. observable activity in a human or animal. the aggregate of responses to internal and external stimuli. a stereotyped, species-specific activity, as a courtship dance or startle reflex. Often, behaviors. a behavior pattern. the action or reaction of any material under given circumstances: the behavior of tin […]
to cut off the head of; kill or execute by decapitation. Geology. (of a pirate stream) to divert the headwaters of (a river, stream, etc.). Contemporary Examples ISIS Has a Bigger Coalition Than We Do Michael Daly October 14, 2014 Historical Examples Little Fuzzy Henry Beam Piper verb (transitive) to remove the head from; decapitate […]
an animal, perhaps the hippopotamus, mentioned in Job 40:15–24. any creature or thing of monstrous size or power: The army’s new tank is a behemoth. The cartel is a behemoth that small business owners fear. Contemporary Examples Which Bank Is the Worst? Gary Rivlin October 24, 2011 13 Celebrities Who Dissed Justin Bieber Kevin Fallon […]
of or derived from behenic acid; docosanoic.