niche

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

• (n.) 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. • (n.) 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 fi...
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niche

(ecological niche) an ecological term used to describe a place or a position occupied by a plant or animal with reference to other organisms. The things that determine the niche, or place in society of an organism, are
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niche

(French: cove, cell, cubby-hole), an ecological term for the role an organism plays in a community and environment, including the habitat it occupies and the food it eats. Niche organisms are not the mainstream organisms making up the bulk of the food web, but their existence is incidental although they may depend on some mainstream organisms. Nich...
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niche

(from the article `media convergence`) More recently, media distribution models have been challenged by the concept of the `long tail,` or the idea that there are actually more total ... Segments can be divided into even smaller groups, called subsegments or niches. A niche is defined as a small target group that has special ....
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niche

(nich) a small recess, depression or indentation, especially a recess in the wall of a hollow organ that tends to retain contrast media, as revealed by radiographs.
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Niche

* Aedicule.
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niche

noun (ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)
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niche

noun a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it; `he found his niche in the academic world`
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Niche

[architecture] A niche in classical architecture is an exedra or an apse that has been reduced in size, retaining the half-dome heading usual for an apse. Nero`s Domus Aurea (AD 64–69) was the first semi-private dwelling that possessed rooms that were given richly varied floor plans, shaped with niches and exedras; sheathed in dazzling po...
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Niche

[company] Niche.com, Inc., formerly known as College Prowler, is an American company headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA that runs a ranking and review site. The company was founded by Luke Skurman in 2002 as a publisher of print guidebooks on US colleges, but now runs a website with information on K-12 schools, colleges, cities, and neighborho...
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niche

[Noun] A job or position which is very suitable for someone.
Example: When Nigel became a teacher he found his niche in life.
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Niche

[protein structural motif] In the area of protein structural motifs, niches are three or four amino acid residue features in which main-chain CO groups are bridged by positively charged or δ+ groups. The δ+ groups include groups with two hydrogen bond donor atoms such as NH2 groups and water molecules. In typical proteins, 7% of amino aci...
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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...
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Niche

A general term referring to the range of environmental space occupied by a species
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Niche

A general term referring to the range of environmental space occupied by a species
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Niche

a little gap or hole cut in a wall.
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niche

a position well suited to the person who occupies it
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Niche

A recess in a wall for displaying a sculpture or other accessory.
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niche

a recess in a wall often used to display sculpture
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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)
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niche

A recess in the thickness of a wall.
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niche

a tall recess in a wall or buttress, often containing, or intended for, a statue
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