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biomass

noun [U] uk   /ˈbaɪ.əʊˌmæs/ us    /-oʊ-/ specialized
engineering dead plant and animal material suitable for using as fuel: biomass fuel/energyFuelsPetroleum products especially when used as fuel biology the total mass of living things in a particular areaAnimal groupings
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