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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The scientific study of bodies of fresh water for their biological and physical and geological properties.

Usage examples (38)
  • I have to admit that when I saw the word, I thought it must have something to do with lakes from Greek λίμνη, as in 'limnology'.
  • The tempo of scientific investigation increased rapidly after 1938, with emphasis on specialized fields such as limnology, wildlife management, ecology, pedology and...
  • Labels: limnology, New York Times, Zadie posted by John McGrath @ 5: 45 PM
  • Not so, according to University of Minnesota limnology professor Dr. Robert Megard. for more
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