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Species vs. Population

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Speciesnoun

Type or kind. race.}}

‘the male species, a new species of war’;

Populationnoun

The people living within a political or geographical boundary.

‘The population of New Jersey will not stand for this!’;

Speciesnoun

A group of plants or animals having similar appearance.

‘This species of animal is unique to the area.’;

Populationnoun

By extension, the people with a given characteristic.

‘India has the third-largest population of English-speakers in the world.’;

Speciesnoun

(taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below genus and above subspecies; a taxon at that rank.

Populationnoun

A count of the number of residents within a political or geographical boundary such as a town, a nation or the world.

‘The town’s population is only 243.’; ‘population explosion;’; ‘population growth’;

Speciesnoun

(mineralogy) A mineral with a unique chemical formula whose crystals belong to a unique crystallographic system.

Populationnoun

(biology) A collection of organisms of a particular species, sharing a particular characteristic of interest, most often that of living in a given area.

‘A seasonal migration annually changes the populations in two or more biotopes drastically, many twice in opposite senses.’;

Speciesnoun

An image, an appearance, a spectacle.

Populationnoun

(statistics) A group of units (persons, objects, or other items) enumerated in a census or from which a sample is drawn.

Speciesnoun

(obsolete) The image of something cast on a surface, or reflected from a surface, or refracted through a lens or telescope; a reflection.

‘I cast the species of the Sun onto a sheet of paper through a telescope.’;

Populationnoun

(computing) The act of filling initially empty items in a collection.

‘John clicked the Search button and waited for the population of the list to complete.’;

Speciesnoun

Visible or perceptible presentation; appearance; something perceived.

Populationnoun

The act or process of populating; multiplication of inhabitants.

Speciesnoun

A public spectacle or exhibition.

Populationnoun

The whole number of people, or inhabitants, in a country, or portion of a country; as, a population of ten millions.

Speciesnoun

(Christianity) Either of the two elements of the Eucharist after they have been consecrated.

Populationnoun

the people who inhabit a territory or state;

‘the population seemed to be well fed and clothed’;

Speciesnoun

Coin, or coined silver, gold, or other metal, used as a circulating medium; specie.

Populationnoun

a group of organisms of the same species populating a given area;

‘they hired hunters to keep down the deer population’;

Speciesnoun

A component part of compound medicine; a simple.

Populationnoun

(statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn;

‘it is an estimate of the mean of the population’;

Speciesnoun

An officinal mixture or compound powder of any kind; especially, one used for making an aromatic tea or tisane; a tea mixture.

Populationnoun

the number of inhabitants (either the total number or the number of a particular race or class) in a given place (country or city etc.);

‘people come and go, but the population of this town has remained approximately constant for the past decade’; ‘the African-American population of Salt Lake City has been increasing’;

Species

Visible or sensible presentation; appearance; a sensible percept received by the imagination; an image.

‘Wit, . . . the faculty of imagination in the writer, which searches over all the memory for the species or ideas of those things which it designs to represent.’;

Populationnoun

the act of populating (causing to live in a place);

‘he deplored the population of colonies with convicted criminals’;

Species

A group of individuals agreeing in common attributes, and designated by a common name; a conception subordinated to another conception, called a genus, or generic conception, from which it differs in containing or comprehending more attributes, and extending to fewer individuals. Thus, man is a species, under animal as a genus; and man, in its turn, may be regarded as a genus with respect to European, American, or the like, as species.

Populationnoun

all the inhabitants of a particular place

‘the island has a population of about 78,000’;

Species

In science, a more or less permanent group of existing things or beings, associated according to attributes, or properties determined by scientific observation.

Populationnoun

a particular group or type of people living in a place

‘a city with a large student population’;

Species

A sort; a kind; a variety; as, a species of low cunning; a species of generosity; a species of cloth.

Populationnoun

the extent to which an area is or has been populated

‘areas of sparse population’;

Species

Coin, or coined silver, gold, or other metal, used as a circulating medium; specie.

‘There was, in the splendor of the Roman empire, a less quantity of current species in Europe than there is now.’;

Populationnoun

the action of populating a place.

Species

A public spectacle or exhibition.

Populationnoun

a community of animals, plants, or humans among whose members interbreeding occurs

‘fluctuations in populations of voles and lemmings’;

Species

A component part of a compound medicine; a simple.

Populationnoun

a finite or infinite collection of items under consideration.

Species

The form or shape given to materials; fashion or shape; form; figure.

Populationnoun

each of three groups (designated I, II, and III) into which stars can be approximately divided on the basis of their manner of formation

‘the motions of Population II objects’;

Speciesnoun

(biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed

Population

In biology, a population is a number of all the organisms of the same group or species who live in a particular geographical area and are capable of interbreeding. The area of a sexual population is the area where inter-breeding is possible between any pair within the area and more probable than cross-breeding with individuals from other areas.In sociology, population refers to a collection of humans.

Speciesnoun

a specific kind of something;

‘a species of molecule’; ‘a species of villainy’;

Speciesnoun

a group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding. The species is the principal natural taxonomic unit, ranking below a genus and denoted by a Latin binomial, e.g. Homo sapiens.

Speciesnoun

a group subordinate to a genus and containing individuals agreeing in some common attributes and called by a common name.

Speciesnoun

a kind or sort

‘a species of invective at once tough and suave’;

Speciesnoun

used humorously to refer to people who share a characteristic or occupation

‘a political species that is becoming more common, the environmental statesman’;

Speciesnoun

a particular kind of atom, molecule, ion, or particle

‘a new molecular species’;

Speciesnoun

the visible form of each of the elements of consecrated bread and wine in the Eucharist.

Species

In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank of an organism, as well as a unit of biodiversity. A species is often defined as the largest group of organisms in which any two individuals of the appropriate sexes or mating types can produce fertile offspring, typically by sexual reproduction.

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