HyperDic: bioremediation

English > 2 senses of the word bioremediation:
NOUNcognitionbioremediationthe branch of biotechnology that uses biological process to overcome environmental problems
actbioremediationthe act of treating waste or pollutants by the use of microorganisms (as bacteria) that can break down the undesirable substances
English > bioremediation: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe branch of biotechnology that uses biological process to overcome environmental problems.
Broaderbiotechnology, biotechThe branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processes
Spanishbiorremediación
Catalanbioremediació
English > bioremediation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of treating waste or pollutants by the use of microorganisms (as bacteria) that can break down the undesirable substances.
Categorybacteria, bacterium(microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission
Broadertreatment, handlingThe management of someone or something
Spanishbiorremediación
Catalanbioremediació

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