any soft moss of the genus Sphagnum, occurring chiefly in bogs, used for potting and packing plants, for dressing wounds, etc.
any moss of the genus Sphagnum, of temperate bogs, having leaves capable of holding much water: layers of these mosses decay to form peat Also called peat moss, bog moss
See peat moss.
noun 1. (Austral) a game resembling tennis played with wooden bats and a perforated plastic ball, devised by F. A. Beck in 1961
noun 1. a very common mineral, zinc sulfide, ZnS, usually containing some iron and a little cadmium, occurring in yellow, brown, or black crystals or cleavable masses with resinous luster: the principal ore of zinc and cadmium; blackjack. noun 1. a yellow to brownish-black mineral consisting of zinc sulphide in cubic crystalline form with varying […]
noun, Cell Biology. 1. the period of the cell cycle prior to mitosis, during which the chromosomes are replicated. S phase n. The phase of the mitotic cycle during which DNA synthesis occurs.
SPHCOM Society for the Preservation of Historical Coin-Operated Machines
adjective 1. belonging or pertaining to the Sphecidae, a family of solitary wasps, including the mud daubers, sand wasps, etc. noun 2. a sphecid wasp.