temperature zone

temperature zone

[′tem·prə·chər ‚zōn]
(climatology)
A portion of the earth's surface defined by relatively uniform temperature characteristics, and usually bounded by selected values of some measure of temperature or temperature effect.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Chitral lies in the northern temperature zone having high elevated peaks with glaciers.
The United Nations FAO and the University of Baltistan, the message said, would cooperate to conduct a survey for non-timber forest products-especially medicinal plants and mushrooms to scope their economic and ecological benefits, and evaluate ecosystem services and functions of the dry temperature zone for initiating 'payment for ecosystem services'.
The present study was planned to study the performance and potential profitability of four commercial broiler strains in two different temperature zones i.e., thermoneutral zone (TN) and high ambient temperature zone (HAT) group.
Caption: The controller is barcode-reader compatible; a USB barcode is used to scan the mold to automatically set drying and mold temperature zone parameters.
In this thermoneutral temperature zone, the body does not feel hot or cold and is at rest.
Should you venture into a milder temperature zone, then the mesh panels on the front, rear and arms are designed to increase airflow around your body to keep things as cool as possible without compromising on your safety.
To some extent, animals and plants can move polewards to stay in a comfortable temperature zone as temperatures rise globally.
To help shelter the application from areas of entry, use an interlock: a space or transition from one temperature zone to another.
That is because it resides at the outer edge of the habitable temperature zone around its star - the sweet spot where lakes, rivers or oceans may exist without freezing solid or boiling away.
There is also a high temperature zone in the intrados of elbow facing the erosion pit.
Astronomers using NASA data have calculated for the first time that in our galaxy alone, there are at least 8.8 billion stars with Earth-size planets in the habitable temperature zone.

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