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Seaweed Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • plant growing in the sea, especially marine algae

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • plant growing in the sea, especially marine algae

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Seaweed Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Seaweed is a term used for several forms of multicellular marine algae. Red algae, Green algae and Brown algae are commonly considered to be seaweed. Seaweed gets its energy from photosynthesis just as plants do.

Two specific environmental requirements dominate seaweed ecology. These are the presence of seawater (or at least brackish water) and the presence of enough light for photosynthesis. Often, a firm attachment point is also needed.

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'Seaweed' example sentence in quotations

* The wise man can pick up a grain of sand and envision a whole universe. But the stupid man will just lie down on some seaweed and roll around until he's completely draped in it. Then he'll stand up and go, 'Hey, I'm Vine Man.' - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

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Seaweed Sample Sentences in News

  • Japan's struggling seaweed industry
    Fishermen in a Japanese city say they are failing to benefit from the Japan's programme of economic stimulus or Abenomics. Read more on this news related to 'Seaweed'
  • With changing tastes and warming oceans, Japanese seaweed in danger
    Kombu is integral to Japanese food, but local producers fear for the future of their industry. Read more on this news related to 'Seaweed'
  • Guimaras seaweed growers to hike output
    Seaweed growers in Guimaras Island are increasing production through a counterpart-funding scheme with the World-Bank supported Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP), the Department of Agriculture (DA) said yesterday. Read more on this news related to 'Seaweed'

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