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Definition of the noun population
What does population mean as a name of something?
Population is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.
noun - plural: populations
- the people who inhabit a territory or state
- example: the population seemed to be well fed and clothed
- lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
- more generic word: people = any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
- more specific term: home front = the civilian population (and their activities) of a country at war
- a group of organisms of the same species inhabiting a given area
- (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn
- example: it is an estimate of the mean of the population
- domain: statistics
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- synonym of population: universe
- more generic words: accumulation / aggregation / assemblage / collection = several things grouped together or considered as a whole
- more specific word: subpopulation = a population that is part of a larger population
- the number of inhabitants (either the total number or the number of a particular race or class) in a given place (country or city etc.)
- examples: people come and go, but the population of this town has remained approximately constant for the past decade | the African-American population of Salt Lake City has been increasing
- lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
- more generic terms: integer / whole number = any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero
- the act of populating (causing to live in a place)
Specialised definition of the noun population
Glossary of biology
assemblage of individual organisms of defined ages and growth stages belonging to one species within a specified location in space and time (1992. Selected Terms and Acronyms. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticide Programs, Washington D.C.)
- "Population" is the second studio album by Canadian indie rock band The Most Serene Republic. It was recorded and mixed by Ryan Mills, Mike Kuehn and Ryan Lenssen at Sleepytown Sound in Toronto. The album was released on October 2, 2007 through Arts & Crafts. This is the first album to feature the band's new rhythm section of Tony Nesbitt-Larking and Simon Lukasewich. The album artwork features the Muji toy "suburbia in a bag".
- genre: Indie rock
- released on (8 years ago)
- "Population" is a musical album of Bomba.
- released on (15 years ago)
- "Population" is a composition.
- "Population" is a musical EP of Robert Hood.
- released in (15 years ago)
- "Population" is a book by Louis Henry.
- also known as "Population: analysis and models"
- "Population" is a book by Robert Black.
- also known as "Population: a progress report: an OECD Development Centre overview of the population scene in 1974"
- "Population" is a book by Valerie Kincade Oppenheimer.
- "Population" is a book by George Mosby.
- "Population" is a book by A. M. Carr-Saunders.
- Population: A population is a summation of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in the same geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding.
- Population is an information source, namespace.
- official website: www.ibge.gov.br/english/estatistica/populacao/censo2010/default.shtm
- Population: Total population measured as having this religion.
Phrases with Population
- Population Mean
- population shift
- population growth
- population control
- Population density
- population profile
- Population genetics
- Population Explosion
- population scientist
- population commission
- Study Population
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Population
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by Thomas W. O'Gorman
ADAPTIVE ESTIMATION OF THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TWO POPULATION MEANS In this section we will compare the traditional estimator of the difference between population means to the adaptive estimator. The model, as we ...
Integration, Financial Markets and Innovations by Richard Tilly, Paul J.J. Welfens, Michael Heise
Population is the fundamental determinant of the potential size of a country or global region. Only a region with a substantial population size has the potential for developing into a global center, high population is a necessary, although not a ...
From Bivariate Through Multivariate Techniques by Rebecca M. Warner
When the real magnitude of the difference between population means is relatively small, as in Figure 3.4, ...
by Randy C. Perry, David Bacon
Confidence Interval for the Difference between Two Population Means The data in Table 292 that were used earlier in a 2sample ttest to determine whether the population mean thicknesses from two films differed by more than 0.05 mil can ...
by Miroslav Kaps, William R. Lamberson
A population is a set of all units that share some characteristics of interest. Usually a population is defined in order to make an inference about it. For example a population could be all Simmental cattle in Croatia, but it could also be a set of ...
Encyclopaedia of Environmental Pollution, Agriculture and Health Hazards: Population development, environment and health (2004)
by A. K. Shrivastava
Chapter 2 POPULATION GROWTH A. FERTILITY, MORTALITY AND POPULATION GROWTH RATES BASIS FOR ACTION The growth of the world population is at an all-time high in absolute numbers, with current increments approaching 90 ...
The Environment Dictionary (2002)
by David Kemp
DENATURING rate high; death ; population ncreasing birth and death high; population but stable through which most European and North American developed nations have passed. In Stage 1, birth and death rates are high and populations ...
by Teresa L. Thompson
uncontrolled population growth and the development of persuasive communication messages as the wayto achieve behavior change in the target population. The growing populations in the global south and among the poor inthe global north ...
Encyclopedia of Genetics (2014)
by Eric C.R. Reeve
Selfish genes are another likely source of the spread of new alleles in a population, though it is yet to be determined how important they may be. With the advent of molecular techniques, mitochondrial analysis has contributed to population ...
by Neil J. Salkind
Research studies typically include a sample group that is presumed to represent a larger population. For example, if the researcher is interested in the understanding of friendship during middle childhood, it is impossible to test all children in ...
Encyclopaedia of Environmental Pollution, Agriculture and Health Hazards: Agriculture and food (2004)
by A. K. Shrivastava
Chapter 3 POPULATION AND FOOD NUTRITIONAL INTAKE IN INDIA INTRODUCTION The dynamics and inter-linkages between population and food have concerned humanity for ages. Thomas Malthus was the first one to raise the issue, ...
by Irving Epstein
Canada, the United States, and Mexico — the North American cases included in this volume — are all large countries in terms of territorial extension and population. Canada has a population of 32.6 million and 3,849,670 square miles; the ...
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Population
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Video language resources about Population
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- Population Vocabulary
An overview of the population vocabulary covered in Mr. Vaught's class.
- Annie & John Biology Population Definition Video
IB students write a story about chocolate koalas and the ecological definition of population.
- Population & Sample Variance: Definition, Formula & Examples
- POPULATION - MEANING, THEORIES AND CENSUS
- Population Vocabulary Questions and Answers
APHG: Unit 2 Vocabulary Questions...
- Population Pyramid Analysis Explanation
- Special population explanation
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- QUESTION OF THE DAY (POPULATION - MEANING, THEORIES AND CENSUS)
- Population pyramid definition
- VOCABULARY IN 20 LANGUAGES = ageing of the population
- VOCABULARY IN 20 LANGUAGES = composition of the population
- VOCABULARY IN 20 LANGUAGES = concentration of the population
- Ural-Altai Language Family 750 Million Population
- R Language 3.1.1 - Statistics - Population Standard Deviation
R Language 3.1.1 - Statistics - Population Standard Deviation.
- 750 Million Population, Shamanic Ural-Altai Language Family
Uralic / Altaic language family finds the number ofspeakers 750 million. Ural branch (language family) belonging to a number of speakers of the language of 50 ...
- ESL: Population & Migration Conversation Material
Population & Migration Vocabulary & Expressions Population growth, birth rate, fertility, family planning, overpopulation, population decline, natives, locals, ...
- ESL: Population & Migration, "UN Raises 'Low' Population Projection for 2050"
- R Language 3.1.1 - Statistics - Population Variance
R Language 3.1.1 - Statistics - Population Variance.
- ESL - The Environment - Collapsing Polar Bear Population In Parts Of Canada
- Vicky Garnett - Language Change and Population Movement
- Description of Berlin's shrinking population
Description of Berlin's shrinking population on a walking tour.
- ESL Students: A vulnerable population
- C Language 013 Single Dim. Array Population via For Loop
- AP Language Regulate the global population PSA
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Quotes about Population
I fail to understand how you can justify a poll tax on the entire population, yet exclude a significant proportion of that population from programmes that this tax is paying for. (Jonathan Dimbleby)
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Scrabble value of P3O1P3U1L1A1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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