Definition of Decomposer

1. Noun. (ecology) Any organism that feeds off decomposing organic material, especially bacterium or fungi. ¹



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Definition of Decomposer

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decomposer

decompiles
decompiling
decomplemented
decomplex
decomplexation
decomplexations
decomplexified
decomplexifies
decomplexify
decomplexifying
decomplexity
decomposability
decomposable
decompose
decomposed
decomposer (current term)
decomposers
decomposes
decomposing
decomposite
decomposites
decomposition
decomposition of movement
decomposition potential
decomposition reaction
decompositional
decompositions
decompound
decompound leaf
decompoundable

Literary usage of Decomposer

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1. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1901)
"(F. —L. and Gk.) Г. decomposer (XVI c.) ; from ife-, prefix, and composer, to compose. See Compose. decorum. ..."

2. Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the Progress by William Newton, Charles Frederick Partington (1839)
"The interior of the decomposer H, is supplied with the caloric conductors i, ... These caloric conductors extend nearly the whole length of the decomposer, ..."

3. The London Journal of Arts and Sciences by William Newton (1839)
"the retorta with the receiver and decomposer are each furnished with a slide valve g, or other suitable means, for the purpose of insulating one retort from ..."

4. Manual of Chemical Technology by Johannes Rudolf Wagner, Ferdinand Fischer (1904)
"If it is decomposed on the large scale, so that lye and acid mix, with exclusion of air, before entering the decomposer, there is a twofold gain : the loss ..."

5. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"The temperature, both in the heating apparatus and in the decomposer, ... When the gases leave the decomposer, they consist of a mixture of HC'l, ..."

6. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"The temperature, both in the heating apparatus and in the decomposer, ... \Vhen the gases leave the decomposer, they consist of a mixture of HC1, free Cl, ..."

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