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əˈbʌn dənsabun·dance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abundance, copiousness, teemingnessnoun

    the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply

    "an age of abundance"

  2. abundancenoun

    (physics) the ratio of the number of atoms of a specific isotope of an element to the total number of isotopes present

  3. abundancenoun

    (chemistry) the ratio of the total mass of an element in the earth's crust to the total mass of the earth's crust; expressed as a percentage or in parts per million

Wiktionary

  1. abundancenoun

    An overflowing fullness or ample sufficiency; profusion; copious supply; superfluity.

  2. abundancenoun

    Frequency, amount, ratio of something within a given environment.

  3. abundancenoun

    Wealth; affluence.

  4. Etymology: * First attested in 1340. From abundance, from abondance, from abundantia, from abundo. See abound.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abundancenoun

    an overflowing fullness; ample sufficiency; great plenty; profusion; copious supply; superfluity; wealth: -- strictly applicable to quantity only, but sometimes used of number

Freebase

  1. Abundance

    Abundance is an ecological concept referring to the relative representation of a species in a particular ecosystem. It is usually measured as the large number of individuals found per sample. How species abundances are distributed within an ecosystem is referred to as relative species abundances. Abundance is contrasted with, but typically correlates to, incidence, which is the frequency with which the species occurs at all in a sample. When high abundance is accompanied by low incidence, it is considered locally or sporadically abundant. A variety of sampling methods are used to measure abundance. For larger animals, these may include spotlight counts, track counts and roadkill counts, as well as presence at monitoring stations. In many plant communities the abundances of plant species are measured by plant cover, i.e. the relative area covered by different plant species in a small plot. Relative species abundance is calculated by dividing the number of species from one group by the total number of species from all groups.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Abundance

    ab-und′ans, n. ample sufficiency: great plenty.—adj. Abund′ant, plentiful.—adv. Abund′antly. [See Abound.]

Editors Contribution

  1. abundance

    An accurate amount.

    They had an abundance of oranges from their orange farm and did share some with their neighbours.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 31, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abundance in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abundance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of abundance in a Sentence

  1. Juda Engelmayer:

    In reversing the conviction of Bill Cosbys, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has demonstrated, once again, that no matter who a defendant may be and no matter the nature of the alleged crime, courts can be relied upon to follow the law and come to the correct decision, this decision also reaffirms Read MoreWeinstein reps confidence that the Appellate Division in New York will reach the similarly correct decision in Harvey Weinstein appeal, considering the abundance of issues that cry out for a reversal.

  2. Henry David Thoreau:

    What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.

  3. Sidney Madwed:

    The finest gift you can give anyone is encoragement. Yet, almost no one gets the encouragement they need to grow to their full potential. If everyone received the encouragement they need to grow, the genius in most everyone would blossom and the world would produce abundance beyond the wildest dreams. We would have more than one Einstein, Edison, Schweitzer, Mother Theresa, Dr. Salk and other great minds in a century.

  4. Superintendent Walt Griffin:

    He was reportedly fired because of a past precedent, but a district spokesmancouldnt say what that was, the station reported. Superintendent Walt Griffin wrote a letter to Brown condemning the speech. I am appalled with and extremely concerned about the abundance of profanity that you used with the students that you are responsible for supervising and leading.

  5. purvi raniga:

    Being grateful for what we have increases our internal abundance ten times.

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