Biomass meaning

bīō-măs
The definition of biomass is a renewable energy source from living or recently living plant and animal materials which can be used as fuel.

An example of biomass is plant material that produces electricity with steam.

An example of biomass is animal fossil fuel.

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The total mass of living matter within a given unit of environmental area.
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Plant material, vegetation, or agricultural waste used as a fuel or energy source.
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The total mass or number of living organisms in a particular area or volume.
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Plant or animal material, such as forestry byproducts or agricultural waste, that is used as a fuel or energy source.
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The total mass of all living things within a specific area, habitat etc.
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The total mass of a living thing or part thereof, such as a cell.
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Vegetation used as a fuel, or source of energy, especially if cultivated for that purpose.
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Animal waste, matter from recently living plants, etc. for use as fuel or in making biofuel.
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The total mass of living matter within a given unit of environmental area.
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The total amount of living material in a given habitat, population, or sample. Specific measures of biomass are generally expressed in dry weight (after removal of all water from the sample) per unit area of land or unit volume of water.
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Renewable organic materials, such as wood, agricultural crops or wastes, and municipal wastes, especially when used as a source of fuel or energy. Biomass can be burned directly or processed into biofuels such as ethanol and methane.
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Origin of biomass

  • bio- +‎ mass

    From Wiktionary