diversity

  1. noticeable heterogeneity
  2. the condition or result of being variable

diversity

(L: diversitas) variety, number of species, functions, habitats, etc. It is an important measure of the health of a community. As more and more pressure is exerted on a community, an increasing number of species disappears. The community becomes less diverse and its functioning is affected. The place of the losers is taken by those who remain, and ...
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diversity

[n] - the condition or result of being changed
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Diversity

• (n.) Multiplicity of difference; multiformity; variety. • (n.) A state of difference; dissimilitude; unlikeness. • (n.) Variegation.
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diversity

<ecology> The number and variety of species present in an area and their spatial distribution. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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diversity

(or genetic diversity) A measure of the possible choices of different information at a gene. For example, whether it codes for brown or blue eyes.
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Diversity

[business] The `business case for diversity` stem from the progression of the models of diversity within the workplace since the 1960s. The original model for diversity was situated around affirmative action drawing strength from the law and a need to comply with equal opportunity employment objectives. This compliance-based model gave rise...
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Diversity

[dance troupe] Mitchell Craske Sam Craske Ike Ezekwugo Warren Russell Terry Smith | past_members = Ian McNaughton Jamie McNaughton Matthew McNaughton Ashton Russell | website = {URL|http://www.diversityofficial.com/} }} Diversity are an English street dance troupe formed in 2007 and based in London. They are best known for winning the third...
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diversity

[Noun] Having differences, or having variety.
Example: There is wide diversity of opinion on this matter.
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Diversity

[politics] The term describes differences in racial or ethnic classifications, age, gender, religion, philosophy, physical abilities, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, gender identity, intelligence, mental health, physical health, genetic attributes, behavior, attractiveness, or other identifying features. In measuring human div...
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Diversity

Di·ver'si·ty noun ; plural Diversities . [ French diversité , Latin diversitas , from diversus . See Diverse .] 1. A state of difference; dissimilitude; unlikeness. « They will prove opposite; and not resting in a bare diversity , ri...
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Diversity

A measure of the number of different things; e.g., species diversity is the number of different species in an area
Found on http://myfwc.com/research/saltwater/crustaceans/blue-crabs/glossary/

Diversity

A parameter describing, in combination, the species richness and evenness of a collection of species. Diversity is often used as a synonym for species richness
Found on http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/marinebio/glossary.def.html

Diversity

A parameter describing, in combination, the species richness and evenness of a collection of species
Found on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Science/Marine_Biology/

Diversity

a) the total number of species present; b) some index which incorporates both the number of species and the relative abundance of each.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/10134

Diversity

an assortment of species and or objects contained within a discussed environment.
Found on http://imnh.isu.edu/digitalatlas/bio/glsry.htm

diversity

being composed of distinct or unlike elements or species; widely different
Found on http://insectzoo.msstate.edu/Glossary/

Diversity

Diversity literally means `variety`. Valuing diversity means valuing people and recognising that everyone is unique/different but of equal worth.
Found on http://www.anglesey.gov.uk/community/equality-and-language/equality/equalit

Diversity

Diversity means being different to other people because of background, schooling, religion, sexuality etc. Diversity means a difference of opinion and a variety of opinions and thoughts.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20929

DIVERSITY

Having a wide range of variation, either genetically, in terms of species present,habitat type, or otherwise.
Found on http://www.neonaturalist.com/nature/nature_glossary.html

Diversity

see biodiversity.
Found on http://www.coml.org/edu/glossary/g1.htm

Diversity

see Species diversity.
Found on http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/Townsend/Glossary/GlossaryD.html

Diversity

See Species Diversity.
Found on http://www.physicalgeography.net/physgeoglos/d.html

diversity

Term used to describe numbers of taxa, or variation in morphology.
Found on http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/glossary_1.html

Diversity

The 'unrelatednes' of a set of, for example, building blocks or members of a combinatorial library, as measured by their properties, such as atom connectivity, physical properties, computational measurements or bioactivity.
Found on http://www.combichemistry.com/glossary_d.html
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