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"biomass" in British English

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biomassnoun [U]

uk   /ˈbaɪ.əʊˌmæs/  us   /-oʊ-/ specialized
(Definition of biomass from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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biomassnoun [U]

 /ˈbɑɪ·oʊˌmæs/
  • biomass noun [U] (FUEL)

biology deadplant and ​animalmaterialsuitable for using as ​fuel
  • biomass noun [U] (ORGANISMS)

biology the ​totalamount of ​living things in a ​particulararea
(Definition of biomass from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"biomass" in Business English

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biomassnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈbaɪəʊˌmæs/
NATURAL RESOURCES deadplant or animal ​material that can be used to make ​fuel or ​energy: New ​technologiesextract more ​energy from each ​pound of biomass.
(Definition of biomass from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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