Definition of “biomass” - English Dictionary

“biomass” in British English

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biomassnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈbaɪ.əʊˌmæs/ us /ˈbaɪ.oʊˌmæs/ specialized

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“biomass” in American English

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biomassnoun [ U ]

/ˈbɑɪ·oʊˌmæs/

biomass noun [ U ] (FUEL)

biology dead plant and animal material suitable for using as fuel

biomass noun [ U ] (ORGANISMS)

biology the total amount of living things in a particular area

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“biomass” in Business English

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biomassnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈbaɪəʊˌmæs/ us

NATURAL RESOURCES dead plant or animal material that can be used to make fuel or energy:

New technologies extract more energy from each pound of biomass.

(Definition of “biomass” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)