bog peat

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English-Chinese Dictionary of Agriculture (英汉农业大词典). 2013.

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  • peat bed — peat bank, peat bed, peat bog, peatˈland, peat moor or peat moss noun 1. A region, bog, moor, etc, covered with peat 2. A place from which peat is dug • • • Main Entry: ↑peat …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bog — A bog or mire is a wetland type that accumulates acidic peat, a deposit of dead plant material ndash; usually mosses, but also lichens in Arctic climates.Bogs occur where the water at the ground surface is acidic, either from acidic ground water …   Wikipedia

  • bog — bog1 boggish, adj. /bog, bawg/, n., v., bogged, bogging. n. 1. wet, spongy ground with soil composed mainly of decayed vegetable matter. 2. an area or stretch of such ground. v.t., v.i. 3. to sink in or as if in a bog (often fol. by down): We… …   Universalium

  • peat moss — noun any of various pale or ashy mosses of the genus Sphagnum whose decomposed remains form peat • Syn: ↑sphagnum, ↑sphagnum moss, ↑bog moss • Hypernyms: ↑moss • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Sphagnum * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • peat bog — noun wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel • Syn: ↑bog • Derivationally related forms: ↑boggy (for: ↑bog) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • peat moor — noun see peat bog * * * peat bank, peat bed, peat bog, peatˈland, peat moor or peat moss noun 1. A region, bog, moor, etc, covered with peat 2. A place from which peat is dug • • • Main Entr …   Useful english dictionary

  • peat bank — noun : a place from which peat is cut * * * peat bank, peat bed, peat bog, peatˈland, peat moor or peat moss noun 1. A region, bog, moor, etc, covered with peat 2. A place from which peat is dug • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peat — is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation matter. Peat forms in wetlands or peatlands , variously called bogs , moors , muskegs , pocosins , mires , and peat swamp forests . By volume there is about 4 trillion m³ of peat in the world… …   Wikipedia

  • Peat bog — Peat Peat, n. [Prob. for beat, prop., material used to make the fire burn better, fr. AS. b?tan to better, mend (a fire), b?t advantage. See {Better}, {Boot} advantage.] A substance of vegetable origin, consisting of roots and fibers, moss, etc …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peat — Peat, n. [Prob. for beat, prop., material used to make the fire burn better, fr. AS. b?tan to better, mend (a fire), b?t advantage. See {Better}, {Boot} advantage.] A substance of vegetable origin, consisting of roots and fibers, moss, etc., in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peat moss — Peat Peat, n. [Prob. for beat, prop., material used to make the fire burn better, fr. AS. b?tan to better, mend (a fire), b?t advantage. See {Better}, {Boot} advantage.] A substance of vegetable origin, consisting of roots and fibers, moss, etc …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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