Definition of Nonbreeding

1. Adjective. Not breeding. ¹



2. Adjective. Not of or pertaining to breeding. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nonbreeding

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonbreeding

nonbrand
nonbranded
nonbread
nonbreaded
nonbreakable
nonbreaking
nonbreast
nonbreastfed
nonbreastfeeding
nonbreathing
nonbrecciated
nonbred
nonbreeder
nonbreeders
nonbreeding (current term)
nonbrewing
nonbridal
nonbridge
nonbridged
nonbridging
nonbriefed
nonbrittle
nonbroadband
nonbroadcast
nonbroadcasting
nonbroiler
nonbroilers
nonbroken
nonbrominated

Literary usage of Nonbreeding

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The California Spotted Owl: A Technical Assessment of Its Current Status. by Jared Verner (1994)
"Estimates of home-range sizes for the nonbreeding period were calculated for ! ... The interaction effect was due to larger home ranges in the nonbreeding ..."

2. Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries by United States Bureau of Fisheries, Bureau of Fisheries, United States (1916)
"Comparison of nonbreeding seals.—A general increase in all classes of nonbreeding seals is perhaps the most obvious comparative result of the census. ..."

3. Seal and Salmon Fisheries and General Resources of Alaska by David Starr Jordan, Henry Wood Elliott, Washburn Maynard, Sheldon Jackson, William Gouverneur Morris, Ivan Petroff, Charles Haskins Townsend, Frederick William True, John J. Brice, Leonhard Stejneger (1898)
"This enormous aggregate is entirely exclusive of the great numbers of the nonbreeding seals that, as we nave pointed out, are never permitted to come up on ..."

4. Seal and Salmon Fisheries and General Resources of Alaska by David Starr Jordan, Henry Wood Elliott, Washburn Maynard, Sheldon Jackson, William Gouverneur Morris, Ivan Petroff, Charles Haskins Townsend, Frederick William True, John J. Brice, Leonhard Stejneger (1898)
"(14) Cows when nursing, and the nonbreeding seals, regularly travel long distances to feed. They are commonly found 100 to 150 miles from the islands and ..."

5. Ecology and Conservation of the Marbled Murrelet by C. John Ralph (1997)
"In regions where a large nonbreeding population is prevented from breeding by lack of nest sites, prospecting birds might investigate areas and habitats ..."

6. Handbook of Field Methods for Monitoring Landbirds edited by C. John Ralph (1999)
"The shape of the protuberance can be somewhat variable, and nonbreeding males ... On the right a nonbreeding male (class = 0), a male beginning to be in ..."

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