History[ edit ] Precursors of the idea of ecological succession go back to the beginning of the 19th century. The French naturalist Adolphe Dureau de la Malle was the first to make use of the word succession concerning the vegetation development after forest clear-cutting.
Visit the Thesaurus for More Can phenomena be used as a singular?: Usage Guide Phenomena has been in occasional use as a singular since the early 18th century, as has the plural phenomenas.
Our evidence shows that singular phenomena is primarily a speech form used by poets, critics, and professors, among others, but one that sometimes turns up in edited prose.
Although it seemed like a fad a few years ago, Twitter has evolved into a phenomena with more than million users … —Myron P. Medcalf It is etymologically no more irregular than stamina and agenda, but it has nowhere near the frequency of use that they have, and while they are standard, phenomena is still rather borderline.
Examples of phenomenon in a Sentence For example, we talk more loudly in cars, because of a phenomenon known as the Lombard effect—the speaker involuntarily raises his voice to compensate for background noise.
These are immense places, loud with music; part honkytonk, part dance hall, some servicing as many as a thousand drinkers on several floors. See More First Known Use of phenomenonin the meaning defined at sense 1 History and Etymology for phenomenon Late Latin phaenomenon, from Greek phainomenon, from neuter of phainomenos, present participle of phainesthai to appear, middle voice of phainein to show — more at fancy Keep scrolling for more.Ecological succession is the progression of structural and compositional changes in ecosystems.
Secession of Society is no more. We had some creative and personal differences that caused a split. I'm sorry to report this to all of you. Thank you all for supporting us and coming to see us while we were here, we will miss you all.
Secession of Society added 13 new photos — with Jason Moberg and 3 others. Ostensibly, Islam does not practice idolatry so the phenomenon of Erdogan in Turkey and, say, the succession of strongmen (Nasser, al-Sadat, Mubarak, etc.) in Egypt cannot be coherently explained by idolatry.
is the actual level of childbearing for an individual or a population. The level of fertility in a society is based on biological and social factors, the primary biological factor being the number of women of childbearing age (usually between ages 15 and 45).
Inheritance - Intestate succession: Insofar as the course of succession is not determined by will, it is regulated by the laws of intestate succession. The legal systems of the world present a bewildering variety of intestacy laws, but they all have one feature in common: the intestate takers of the estate of a decedent are universally persons standing to him in a relation of kinship.
A more compelling explanation of this phenomenon may be found, however, in an examination of the peculiar manner in which members of .