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  1. bi·o·mass
    IPA[ˈbīōˌmas]
  2. n. noun

    • 1. the total mass of organisms in a given area or volume.

    • 2. organic matter used as a fuel, especially in a power station for the generation of electricity.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: biomass

    • n. noun

      a layer of a fluidized solid, used in chemical processes and in the efficient burning of coal for power generation.
    • adjective

      relating to or denoting the generation of electricity using flowing water (typically from a reservoir held behind a dam or other barrier) to drive a turbine that powers a generator.
    • abbreviation

      combined heat and power, a system in which steam produced in a power station as a byproduct of electricity generation is used to heat nearby buildings.
    • noun

      the total quantity or weight of organisms in a given area or volume.

      organic matter used as a fuel, especially in a power station for the generation of electricity.

    • noun

      a power station for the generation of electricity:
    • noun

      a layer of a fluidized solid, used in chemical processes and in the efficient burning of coal for power generation.
    • adjective

      relating to or denoting the generation of electricity using flowing water (typically from a reservoir held behind a dam or barrage) to drive a turbine which powers a generator.
    • abbreviation

      combined heat and power, a system in which steam produced in a power station as a by-product of electricity generation is used to heat nearby buildings.
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