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graze

[grāz]
(ordnance)
To pass close to the surface, as a shot that follows a path nearly parallel to the ground and low enough to strike a standing person.
Burst of a projectile at the instant of impact with the ground. Also known as graze burst.
In time fire, a burst on impact with the ground or other material object on a level with or below the target.
(vertebrate zoology)
To feed by browsing on, cropping, and eating grass.
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For example, heavy grazers are more likely than light grazers to agree with statements such as, "I use coupons on most of my shopping trips," and, "I always look around food aisles in non-grocery stores for a good deal or to see what's there.
Thus, when the zooplankton community is dominated by low-N:P grazers (such as Daphnia), recycling N:P should be high, but, when grazers have high body N:P, recycling N:P should be low.
Chlorophyll a increased with nitrogen load, but the amount of chlorophyll removed by grazer populations in each estuary remained constant.
The use of both natural and experimental data serve an additional objective - that the patterns observed are not an artifact of disturbance produced during experimental manipulations such as addition or removal of grazers or experimental enrichment.
Gammarus was used in all trials because it was the most abundant grazer gathered with the algae.
These possibilities notwithstanding, there is compelling evidence that competition for microalgae often is sufficiently intense to strongly influence local densities of grazers (e.
Curiosity inspired Grazer to launch his now-legendary "curiosity conversations," in which he meets one on one with an impressive array of scientists, actors, politicians and other celebrities.
What he'd like to know more about, he says, is how much benefit the grazers get from their fungus-fighting saliva.
Mammoths were grazers, so had stronger teeth to grind their food.
In this paper we describe an experiment in which we measured net growth of a common macroalga, Ulva lactuca, in treatments that allowed different numbers of grazers to access fronds as well as incubation of fronds in estuaries with demonstrably different nutrient supplies.
No doubt he'll be milking undiscerning grazers in London within weeks.