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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Colonies (0.01056 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Colonies.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: colony jajahan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: colony colony n 1: a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government [syn: settlement] 2: a group of animals of the same type living together 3: one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States 4: a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country [syn: dependency] 5: (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell
English → English (gcide) Definition: Colonies Colony \Col"o*ny\ (k[o^]l"[-o]*n[y^]), n.; pl. Colonies (k[o^]l"[-o]*n[i^]z). [L. colonia, fr. colonus farmer, fr. colere to cultivate, dwell: cf. F. colonie. Cf. Culture.] 1. A company of people transplanted from their mother country to a remote province or country, and remaining subject to the jurisdiction of the parent state; as, the British colonies in America. [1913 Webster] The first settlers of New England were the best of Englishmen, well educated, devout Christians, and zealous lovers of liberty. There was never a colony formed of better materials. --Ames. [1913 Webster] 2. The district or country colonized; a settlement. [1913 Webster] 3. a territory subject to the ruling governmental authority of another country and not a part of the ruling country. [PJC] 4. A company of persons from the same country sojourning in a foreign city or land; as, the American colony in Paris. [1913 Webster] 5. (Nat. Hist.) A number of animals or plants living or growing together, beyond their usual range. [1913 Webster] 6. (Bot.) A cell family or group of common origin, mostly of unicellular organisms, esp. among the lower alg[ae]. They may adhere in chains or groups, or be held together by a gelatinous envelope. [PJC] 7. (Zo["o]l.) A cluster or aggregation of zooids of any compound animal, as in the corals, hydroids, certain tunicates, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 8. (Zo["o]l.) A community of social insects, as ants, bees, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 9. (Microbiology) a group of microorganisms originating as the descendents of one individual cell, growing on a gelled growth medium, as of gelatin or agar; especially, such a group that has grown to a sufficient number to be visible to the naked eye. [PJC]


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