What does biosignature mean?

Definitions for biosignature
biosig·na·ture

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word biosignature.


Did you actually mean back matter or back country?

Wiktionary

  1. biosignaturenoun

    Any measurable phenomenon that indicates the presence of life

Wikipedia

  1. Biosignature

    A biosignature (sometimes called chemical fossil or molecular fossil) is any substance – such as an element, isotope, or molecule – or phenomenon that provides scientific evidence of past or present life. Measurable attributes of life include its complex physical or chemical structures and its use of free energy and the production of biomass and wastes. A biosignature can provide evidence for living organisms outside the Earth and can be directly or indirectly detected by searching for their unique byproducts.

Freebase

  1. Biosignature

    A biosignature is any substance – such as an element, isotope, molecule, or phenomenon – that provides scientific evidence of past or present life. Measurable attributes of life include its complex physical and chemical structures and also its utilization of free energy and the production of biomass and wastes. Due to its unique characteristics, a biosignature can be interpreted as having been produced by living organisms; however, it is important that they not be considered definitive because there is no way of knowing in advance which ones are universal to life and which ones are unique to the peculiar circumstances of life on Earth.

How to pronounce biosignature?

How to say biosignature in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of biosignature in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of biosignature in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of biosignature in a Sentence

  1. Nikku Madhusudhan:

    A biosignature detection would transform our understanding of life in the universe, we need to be open about where we expect to find life and what form that life could take, as nature continues to surprise us in often unimaginable ways.


Translations for biosignature

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • βιολογική υπογραφήGreek
  • बायोसिग्नेचरHindi

Get even more translations for biosignature »

Translation

Find a translation for the biosignature definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"biosignature." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 4 Dec. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/biosignature>.

Discuss these biosignature definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good definition for biosignature? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Image or illustration of

    biosignature

    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    • A. loom
    • B. elate
    • C. famish
    • D. abash

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for biosignature: