collecting

  1. the act of gathering something together
  2. get together
  3. call for and obtain payment of
  4. assemble or get together
  5. get or bring together
  6. to assemble in proper sequence
  7. move together

Collecting

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Collect
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collecting

(from the article `conservation`) Similar cases of overharvested species are found in terrestrial ecosystems. For example, even when forests are not completely cleared, particularly ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/109

Collecting

Gathering nests, eggs or killing birds for science. Controlled by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Federal and state permits, plus a project proposal, are now required before a scientist can collect birds.
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collecting

gathering. The word has been used here in a cynical way because collecting specimens is the very first step done when studying the biology of a new area. In earlier days collectors were fanatical because each newly discovered species gave them more standing amongst their colleagues and it gave them the right to name the species. The name of the col...
Found on http://www.seafriends.org.nz/books/glossary.htm
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