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noun as in rootless, leafless plants living in water

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We would have considered an algae bloom to be a welcome sign of ecological renewal.

Algae, sponges and coral now cover nuns, small children, and the elderly upper class.

Glowing bacteria might live in our ceilings and light our homes, while algae bioreactors could supply food and fuel.

Current projects include a massive solar farm at Fort Bliss, Texas, and algae-powered naval vessels.

From algae-powered ships to a rendezvous with an asteroid, see five of the most exciting science and tech projects in the plan.

Stones were usually covered with algae in both the Arkansas and Walnut rivers.

His special field was that of the Marine Algae, in which he stood unrivalled.

He made large collections of Algae, almost every day bringing to him new and beautiful forms.

Other algae doubtless sometimes occur in the thalli of Peltigerae.

The lichens, long regarded as a separate class of lowly organised plants are now known to be fungi that are parasitic upon algae.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to algae, such as: seaweed, dulse, kelp, and scum.

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