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predation

[prə′dā·shən]
(biology)
The killing and eating of an individual of one species by an individual of another species.
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US researchers have discovered a large storage jar that predates advent of wine during the Copper Age (early 4th millennium BC).
In Aphra Behn's Oroonoko, for example--a fiction that predates Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, the text Watt cites as a landmark in the emergence of formal realism, by about thirty years--my students noted the presence of both realistic and unrealistic characters and settings, a concurrence that would seem to trouble Watt's hypothesis.
My argument has long been that the underlying rule about not paying for parochial schools predates the influx of Catholic immigration in the late 19th century," said Steven K.
These presses engender writing like Kate Millett's Sexual Politics (1970), the first major theoretical work of feminism's second wave, and predate contemporary houses like Naiad and Firebrand Books.
10) Although such laws predate the Internet, they can be applied to online harassment.
At issue are Odes III-V, which slightly predate Odes I-II and abruptly cease all discussion of Pasithee to announce the poet-lover's revitalized devotion to God.
Taxpayers who have buy-sell agreements that predate Oct.
Let us remember also that these early poems, composed between the 1938 and 1942, predate the influences we as modernists may have felt coming from such poets as T.
According to the paper, China argues that the explorer Zheng He, whose sea adventures predate Christopher Columbus, crossed the South China Sea during the Ming Dynasty and cites historical maps that long predate the founding of the People's Republic in 1949.
The four-square-mile area contains undisturbed forest, oak/prairie savannah, and prairie glades--plus trees that predate the pilgrims.
While one sees in these dances Saint Thomas and the Christian sign of the cross, one also sees the hands gesturing in coversation with the gods; offerings of flowers, lights, and incense; animal sacrifice; and specific requests for help with rain, the harvest, and the hunt--elements that predate and have survived the Conquest.
Again, adverse developments in this sector predate the recession.