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Ecosystem vs. Landscape

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Ecosystemnoun

A system formed by an ecological community and its environment that functions as a unit.

Landscapenoun

A portion of land or territory which the eye can comprehend in a single view, including all the objects it contains.

Ecosystemnoun

The interconnectedness of organisms (plants, animals, microbes) with each other and their environment.

Landscapenoun

A picture representing a scene by land or sea, actual or fancied, the chief subject being the general aspect of nature, as fields, hills, forests, water. etc.

Ecosystemnoun

A set of interconnected products and services.

Landscapenoun

The pictorial aspect of a country.

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Ecosystemnoun

a system formed by the interaction of a community of organisms with their physical environment

Landscapenoun

(printing) a mode of printing where the horizontal sides are longer than the vertical sides

Ecosystem

An ecosystem (or ecological system) consists of all the organisms and the physical environment with which they interact. These biotic and abiotic components are linked together through nutrient cycles and energy flows.

Landscapenoun

A space, indoor or outdoor and natural or man-made (as in "designed landscape")

Landscapenoun

(figuratively) a situation that is presented, a scenario

‘The software patent landscape has changed considerably in the last years’;

Landscapeverb

Create or maintain a landscape.

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Landscapenoun

A portion of land or territory which the eye can comprehend in a single view, including all the objects it contains.

Landscapenoun

A picture representing a scene by land or sea, actual or fancied, the chief subject being the general aspect of nature, as fields, hills, forests, water. etc. Compare seascape.

Landscapenoun

The pictorial aspect of a country.

‘The landscape of his native country had taken hold on his heart.’;

Landscapenoun

an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view

Landscapenoun

painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery

Landscapenoun

a genre of art dealing with the depiction of natural scenery

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Landscapenoun

an extensive mental viewpoint;

‘the political landscape looks bleak without a change of administration’; ‘we changed the landscape for solving the proble of payroll inequity’;

Landscapeverb

embellish with plants;

‘Let's landscape the yard’;

Landscapeverb

do landscape gardening;

‘My sons landscapes for corporations and earns a good living’;

Landscapenoun

all the visible features of an area of land, often considered in terms of their aesthetic appeal

‘the soft colours of the Northumbrian landscape’; ‘a bleak urban landscape’;

Landscapenoun

a picture representing an area of countryside

‘the collection includes some 17th-century landscapes’; ‘a landscape painter’;

Landscapenoun

the genre of landscape painting

‘he found he could not express himself in landscape’;

Landscapenoun

the distinctive features of a sphere of activity

‘the event transformed the political landscape’;

Landscapenoun

denoting a format of printed matter which is wider than it is high

‘landscape format’;

Landscapeverb

make (a garden or other area of ground) more attractive by altering the existing design, adding ornamental features, and planting trees and shrubs

‘the site has been tastefully landscaped’;

Landscape

A landscape is the visible features of an area of land, its landforms, and how they integrate with natural or man-made features. A landscape includes the physical elements of geophysically defined landforms such as (ice-capped) mountains, hills, water bodies such as rivers, lakes, ponds and the sea, living elements of land cover including indigenous vegetation, human elements including different forms of land use, buildings, and structures, and transitory elements such as lighting and weather conditions.

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