Science / Geology / Ore: A natural deposit in which a valuable metallic element occurs in high enough concentration to make mining economically feasible.
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Iron Ore

Science / Geology / Iron Ore: A chemical sedimentary rock that forms when iron and oxygen (and sometimes other substances) combine in solution and deposit as a sediment. Hematite is the most common sedimentary iron ore mineral. Pi MORE


Entertainment / Video Games / Lore: Term used to describe the extensive backstory generated for a video game world. MORE

Longshore Drift

Science / Geology / Longshore Drift: The movement of sediment along a coastline caused by waves striking the coast at an oblique angle. The waves wash sediment particles up the beach at an oblique angle and the swash back to the sea carr MORE

Macrorestriction Map

Science / Genetics / Macrorestriction Map: Map depicting the order of and distance between sites at which restriction enzymes cleave chromosomes. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Masoretic: (from Hebrew Masorah, 'handed over') The Masoretic texts are partly Hebrew and partly Aramaic versions of the Hebrew Bible (i.e., what Christians call the Old Testament) with accompanying explanatory MORE

Megaspore Mother Cell

Science / Biology / Megaspore Mother Cell: Cells that undergo meiosis to produce megaspores. MORE