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Today's word: tundra
ˈtʌn drə, ˈtʊn-tun·dra

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tundranoun

    a vast treeless plain in the Arctic regions where the subsoil is permanently frozen

Wiktionary

  1. tundranoun

    A flat and treeless arctic biome.

Wikipedia

  1. Tundra

    In physical geography, tundra () is a type of biome where tree growth is hindered by frigid temperatures and short growing seasons. The term tundra comes through Russian тундра (tundra) from the Kildin Sámi word тӯндар (tūndâr) meaning "uplands", "treeless mountain tract". There are three regions and associated types of tundra: Arctic tundra, alpine tundra, and Antarctic tundra.Tundra vegetation is composed of dwarf shrubs, sedges, grasses, mosses, and lichens. Scattered trees grow in some tundra regions. The ecotone (or ecological boundary region) between the tundra and the forest is known as the tree line or timberline. The tundra soil is rich in nitrogen and phosphorus. The soil also contains large amounts of biomass and decomposed biomass that has been stored as methane and carbon dioxide in the permafrost, making the tundra soil a carbon sink. As global warming heats the ecosystem and causes soil thawing, the permafrost carbon cycle accelerates and releases much of these soil-contained greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, creating a feedback cycle that increases climate change.

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  1. tundra

    Tundra is a type of biome that is characterized by its cold climate, lack of tall trees, and extremely short growing season. It is usually found in high latitudes near the North and South poles. The ground is often permanently frozen, a condition known as permafrost. The lack of trees is due to these harsh conditions, but the tundra does support a variety of lichens, mosses, grasses, and some shrubs. Wildlife typically includes polar bears, caribou, wolves, and migratory birds.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tundranoun

    a rolling, marshy, mossy plain of Northern Siberia

Wikidata

  1. Tundra

    In physical geography, tundra is a biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons. The term tundra comes through Russian тундра from the Kildin Sami word tūndâr "uplands", "treeless mountain tract". There are three types of tundra: Arctic tundra, alpine tundra, and Antarctic tundra. In tundra, the vegetation is composed of dwarf shrubs, sedges and grasses, mosses, and lichens. Scattered trees grow in some tundra. The ecotone between the tundra and the forest is known as the tree line or timberline.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tundra

    tōōn′dra, n. one of the level treeless plains of northern Russia, both in Europe and Asia. [Russ.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tundra in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tundra in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of tundra in a Sentence

  1. Matt Groening:

    Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.

  2. Eric Miller:

    When you burn the tundra, you get that direct release of carbon into the atmosphere.

  3. Daniel Golden:

    If he can do four years in the frozen tundra up in Alaska in the army, he can get through this, he can do this. He has a great mindset, he's tough, he is Army strong. He can do this.

  4. Thomas Smith:

    In the Siberian Arctic, we're concerned about the tundra ecosystem to the north of the forest, this would normally be too wet or frozen to burn, in the last two years we saw a lot of fires in this ecosystem, which suggests that things are changing there.


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