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nonliving

(ˌnɒnˈlɪvɪŋ)
adj
not living; inanimate
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Adj.1.nonliving - not endowed with life; "the inorganic world is inanimate"; "inanimate objects"
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Chapters outline the major theoretical frameworks; aspects of research practice, including ethics, research with participants, and research with nonliving data in the case of content or media analysis and evaluating programs and other interventions; and what happens after research, public scholarship, and what it means to be a feminist researcher in the world.
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Living Things and Nonliving Things: A Compare and Contrast Book
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Following up hard on its assertion on Tuesday that China's claim had no basis in international law, Manila's legal team charged that Beijing violated the sovereign rights of the Philippines to living and nonliving resources in its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and continental shelf.
How else to do so but to create an ethical code of conduct that values the living and nonliving alike, because nothing -- not man, mountain, or microscopic molecule -- exists in isolation.
Unlike nonliving things, live cells respond to their environment, grow, and reproduce.
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A variety of biological synthetic systems are discussed, including algae, diatoms and chrysophytes, bacteria, and yeasts, as well as processes that utilize nonliving biologically derived components, such as plant extracts to modulate redox properties of the synthetic environment, isolated proteins with useful template shapes, and chelators to control size.
Many teachers begin lessons on living and nonliving with a discussion, lecture, or textbook selection highlighting new vocabulary and concepts or a video of the processes in which all living things engage.
The unit provides conceptual coherence between chemical processes in nonliving and living systems through the core idea of atom rearrangement and conservation during chemical reactions, which is critical for understanding how growth occurs while conserving matter.