Environment

A combination of the various physical and biological elements that affect the life of an organism. Although it is common to refer to ‘the` environment, there are in fact many environments eg, aquatic or terrestrial, microscopic to global, all capable of change in time and place, but all intimately linked and in combination constituting the whole earth/atmosphere system. ...

Environment

The land, water, air, plants and wildlife.

Environment

the air, land, water, plants and wildlife

Environment

The external conditions (biotic and abiotic) that may act on soils or organisms to influence their development, which includes sunlight, temperature, moisture and other organisms.

Environment

The aggregate of external circumstances, conditions and events that affect the development, operation and maintenance of a system.

Environment

[systems] In science and engineering, a system is the part of the universe that is being studied, while the environment is the remainder of the universe that lies outside the boundaries of the system. It is also known as the surroundings, and in thermodynamics, as the reservoir. Depending on the type of system, it may interact with the envi...
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Environment

physical and biological surroundings of an organism, including the plants and animals with which it interacts (Ricklefs 1979:869).
Found on http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/literatr/avian/glossary.htm

Environment

[biophysical] The biophysical environment is the biotic and abiotic surrounding of an organism or population, and includes the factors that have an influence in their survival, development and evolution. The term environment can refer to different concepts, but is often used as a short form for the biophysical environment. This practice is ...
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environment

The place in which an organism lives, and the circumstances under which it lives. Environment includes measures like moisture and temperature, as much as it refers to the actual physical place where an organism is found.
Found on http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5ecol.html

Environment

the totality of physical, chemical, and biotic conditions surrounding an organism
Found on http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/glossary.html

Environment

All external, or non-genetic, conditions that influence the reproduction, production and carcass merit of cattle.
Found on http://extension.missouri.edu/xplor/agguides/ansci/g02030.htm

Environment

If that which is under study is a system, then the rest of the world is the environment.
Found on http://mitpress.mit.edu/books/FLAOH/cbnhtml/glossary.html

Environment

The sum of all external conditions affecting the life, development and survival of an organism.
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environment

The sum of all external conditions affecting the life, development, and survival of an organism.
Found on http://cdiac.ornl.gov/glossary.html

Environment

The physical surroundings in which people live.
Found on http://www.bized.co.uk/reference/glossary/index.htm?glosid=146

environment

[Noun] Everything around us that affects the way we live.
Example: Mark's working environment was causing him health problems.
See also: environmental
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Environment

describes the surroundings in which organisms live. Some physical features of an environment are fairly stable, like trees, rivers, mountains, houses, soil, teeth. Some physical features are changeable, like wind, water, light, pH, food supply. Others features are less predictable, such as the balance in the community of collaborators, competitors ...
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environment

[n] - the totality of surrounding conditions 2. [n] - the area in which something exists or lives
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Environment

All or any of the following media, namely, air, water and land; and one medium of air includes air within buildings and the air within other natural or man made structures above or below the ground (Environmental Protection Act).
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20474

Environment

is the “surroundings in which an organisation operates, including air, water, land, natural resources, flora, fauna, humans and their interrelation. Surroundings in this context extend from within the organisation to the global system. (ISO 14001: 1996 definition 3.2)
Found on http://www.epaw.co.uk/EPT/glossary.html

environment

All of the surroundings and conditions that affect living things, including air, water, land, natural resources, flora, fauna, humans and their interrelation
Found on http://www.conservancy.co.uk/learn/wordlist.htm

environment

The surroundings or conditions (physical, chemical, mechanical) in which a material exists.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20742

Environment

The external context in which our behaviour takes place. Our environment is that which we perceive as being 'outside' of us. It is not part of our behaviour but is rather something we must react to.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20781

Environment

A combination of the various physical and biological elements that affect the life of an organism. Although it is common to refer to ‘the` environment, there are in fact many environments eg, aquatic or terrestrial, microscopic to global, all capable of change in time and place, but all intimately linked and in combination constituting the wh...
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environment

The surrounding conditions in which an assembly exists and functions, including temperature, humidity, altitude, vibration, shock, etc.
Found on http://www.ami.ac.uk/courses/topics/0100_gls/glossary/glosse.htm
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