niche

(Living things in their environment) particular place or role occupied by an organism within an ecological community

Niche

The place or position, in both a physical and functional sense, of a population in an ecosystem as determined by the full complex of interacting and limiting environmental factors.

Niche

multidimensional utilization distribution, giving a population's use of resources ordered along resource axes (Schoener 1989:79).
Found on http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/literatr/avian/glossary.htm

niche

n. The portion of the environment which a species occupies, defined in terms of the conditions under which an organism can survive, and may be affected by the presence of other competing organisms.
Found on http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5ecol.html

Niche

the total requirements and tolerances of a species; its way of life, including how it traps energy and otherwise uses its habitat or microhabitat.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/10134

niche

A recess in the thickness of a wall.
Found on http://www.pitt.edu/~medart/menuglossary/INDEX.HTM

Niche

A way for an animal to make a living in an ecosystem.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20090

Niche

A general term referring to the range of environmental space occupied by a species
Found on http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/marinebio/glossary.lmn.html

niche

[Noun] A job or position which is very suitable for someone.
Example: When Nigel became a teacher he found his niche in life.
Found on http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/glossary/

Niche

an opportunity which can be exploited in order to make a living or survive in an ecosystem.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20169

niche

[n] - a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it 2. [n] - (ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=niche

Niche

vertical recess in a wall, often to take a statue
Found on http://www.castlexplorer.co.uk/glossary.php

niche

a tall recess in a wall or buttress, often containing, or intended for, a statue
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20559

Niche

describes the role played by a particular species within the ecosystem.
Found on http://www.epaw.co.uk/EPT/glossary.html

NICHE

National Innovation Centre for High Added-Value Chemicals - NWCI initiative re Innovation
Found on http://www.chemicalsnorthwest.org.uk/north-west-industry-links/chemical-in

Niche

A hollow or recess in a wall, often of a church or monastery, or cliff, (see grotto). This may be for statues, acts as seats for clergy (called sedilia), or be where the priestly vessels may be washed (called a piscine) and have ornate edges and decoration.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20766

NICHE

Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders
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Niche

A recess in a wall usually to contain a statue.
Found on http://www.crsbi.ac.uk/resources/glossary.html

Niche

A recess in the face of a wall, or a recessed opening in, for instance, a gable-head, intended to house a figure sculpture. In some Gothic Revival buildings empty niches are used as decorative features. Related Words: Gothic (revival)
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20938

Niche

A small opening or recess in a wall, usually built to accommodate a statue, but sometimes included just to add greater relief to a building, introducing shadow to a fa├žade.
Found on http://www.architecture.com/HowWeBuiltBritain/Glossary.xhtml

Niche

Any recess within the thickness of a wall. O
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Niche

The limits, for all important environmental features, within which individuals of a species can survive, grow and reproduce.
Found on http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/Townsend/Glossary/GlossaryN.html

Niche

Niche noun [ French, from Italian nicchia , prop., a shell-like recess in a wall, from nicchio a shellfish, mussel, from Latin mytilus .] A cavity, hollow, or recess, generally within the thickness of a wall, for a statue, bust, or other erect ornament. hence, any similar position, l...
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niche

A cavity, hollow, or recess, generally within the thickness of a wall, for a statue, bust, or other erect ornament. Hence, any similar position, literal or figurative. 'Images defended from the injuries of the weather by niches of stone wherein they are placed.' (Evelun) ... Origin: F, fr. It. Nicchia, prop, a shell-like recess in a wall, fr. Nicch...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

niche

noun a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it; `he found his niche in the academic world`
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=niche
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