energy pyramid


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energy pyramid

[′en·ər·jē ‚pir·ə·mid]
(ecology)
An ecological pyramid illustrating the energy flow within an ecosystem.
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The page that follows contains an illustration of a desert energy pyramid and food chain.
The hierarchy of energy recommendations on a dairy farm is illustrated by EnSave (a designer and implementer of agricultural efficiency programs) as an "energy pyramid," the base of which is analysis, energy conservation and efficiency.
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