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A flat-topped submarine mountain.

[After Arnold Henri Guyot (1807-1884), Swiss-born American geologist and geographer.]
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(Physical Geography) a flat-topped submarine mountain, common in the Pacific Ocean, usually an extinct volcano whose summit did not reach above the sea surface. Compare seamount
[C20: named after A. H. Guyot (1807–84), Swiss geographer and geologist]
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a flat-topped seamount, found chiefly in the Pacific Ocean.
[1945–50; after Arnold H. Guyot (1807–84), Swiss-born U.S. geologist and geographer]
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A flat-topped submarine mountain formed by a subsiding volcanic island.
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Noun1.guyot - a seamount of volcanic origin (especially in the Pacific Ocean)
seamount - an underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor
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Madame Aubain wished to make an accomplished girl of her daughter; and as Guyot could not teach English or music, she decided to send her to the Ursulines at Honfleur.
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She presented the modelling of differentiation processes of mesenchymal stem cells or chondrocytes based on gene regulation by using Boolean models (Kerkhofs and Geris, 2015; Kerkhofs et al., 2016) and explained that prediction models can support the development or validation of new carriers for bone formation (Kerckhofs et al., 2016) or support the design and optimization of cell culture bioreactors (Guyot et al., 2014; Papantoniou et al., 2014).
The event gathered Director-General of the Chamber Etienne Guyot and Kuwait Ambassador to France Sami Al-Suleiman.
Operating under the assumption that human history reflects natural history, scientists such as Louis Aggasiz, Charles Pickering, and Arnold Guyot posited that characteristics of ecological diversity and competition could apply to human diversity and racial taxonomies.
Director: Bertrand Bonello Cast: Finnegan Oldfield, Vincent Rottiers, Hamza Meziani, Manal Issa, Martin Guyot, Jamil McCraven