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abundance

1. Chem the extent to which an element or ion occurs in the earth's crust or some other specified environment: often expressed in parts per million or as a percentage
2. Physics the ratio of the number of atoms of a specific isotope in a mixture of isotopes of an element to the total number of atoms present: often expressed as a percentage
3. a call in solo whist undertaking to make nine tricks

abundance

The relative proportion of each element, or of each isotope of an element, found in a celestial object or structure. See cosmic abundance.

abundance

[ə′bən·dəns]
(geochemistry)
The relative amount of a given element among other elements.
(nucleonics)

Abundance

See also Fertility.
Amalthea’s
horn horn of Zeus’s nurse-goat which became a cornucopia. [Gk. Myth.: Walsh Classical, 19]
cornucopia
conical receptacle which symbolizes abundance. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 65]
Copia
goddess of abundance. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 65]
Cubbins, Bartholomew
head sports abundant supply of hats. [Children’s Lit.: The Five Hundred Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins]
Dagon
(Dāgan) fish-corn god symbolizing fertility and abundance. [Babyl. Myth.: Parrinder, 72; Jobes, 410]
Daikoku
god has inexhaustible sack of useful articles. [Jap. Myth.: LLEI, I: 325]
Dhisana
Vedic goddess of abundance. [Hinduism: Jobes, 439]
Doritis
epithet of Aphrodite, meaning “bountiful.” [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 25]
Goshen
Egyptian fertile land; salvation for Jacob’s family. [O.T.: Genesis 46:28]
land of milk and honey
land of fertility and abundance. [O.T.: Exodus 3:8, 33:3; Jeremiah 11:5]
Thanksgiving Day
American holiday celebrating abundant harvest; originally observed by Pilgrims (1621). [Am. Culture: NCE, 2726]
wheat ears, garland of
symbol of agricultural abundance and peace. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 374]
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Abundancy of Arthropods highest taxa captured beneath Prosopis flexuosa canopy, at Telteca Reserve V94- V95- 95 O95 I95 P95 96 O96 I96 P96 Total Coleoptera 403 92 111 505 615 96 80 843 2745 Hymenoptera 58 80 26 213 259 137 28 629 1430 Solifugae 115 21 53 305 49 17 81 427 1068 Sc orpiones 192 36 11 135 116 34 6 202 732 Araneae 53 89 54 162 12 91 48 253 762 Orthoptera 31 63 21 45 17 71 27 53 328 Hemiptera 2 10 14 18 11 20 23 169 267 Neuroptera 12 4 4 70 27 8 9 100 234 Lepidoptera 4 2 0 44 7 1 0 102 160 Dyctioptera 2 7 1 8 3 2 0 17 40 Embioptera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 Total 872 404 295 1505 1116 477 302 2800 7771 Tabla 2.
Moreover, to a considerable extent, problems at the operational and tactical level in POM also suffer from these same drawbacks, and it is at this level that we see an abundancy of successful modelling applications.
Each individual is endowed with capital and labor and the individuals are ordered in decreasing, relative capital-labor abundancy.
The positive correlation is clearly visible: high ratios of internal finance seem to be a result of abundancy of internal funds.
Many developing countries still have an abundancy of labour that scratches a living in extremely unproductive activities.