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undecomposed

(ˌʌnˌdiːkəmˈpəʊzd)
adj
not reduced to constituent elements
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Adj.1.undecomposed - not left to spoilundecomposed - not left to spoil; "the meat is still good"
fresh - recently made, produced, or harvested; "fresh bread"; "a fresh scent"; "fresh lettuce"
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In both cases, Mg was found to be mostly present as periclase (MgO) and also partially bound as undecomposed carbonates (dolomite--CaMg[(C[O.sub.3]).sub.2] can be found in the CFBC bottom ash) or silicates (merwinite, [Ca.sub.3]Mg[(Si[O.sub.4]).sub.2], melilite, [(Ca,Na).sub.2](Mg,Al)[(Si,Al).sub.3][O.sub.7]).
The fresh field-moist soil sample was processed by passing it through a 4-mm sieve and removing from the soil all gravels >2 mm in size and large plant roots and undecomposed plant matter.
Thatch is defined as the layer of partially decomposed or undecomposed organic matter formed above the soil surface.
Raw Bone Meal--The dried, ground product suitable for animal feeding obtained by cooking undecomposed bone in water at just enough atmospheric pressure to remove excess fat and meat.
The dominant plants acidify the soil, and the high content of phenolics, lignin, and waxes in their litter results in the accumulation of undecomposed organic matter.
The soil-surface contribution to reflectance of vegetation cover varies with such factors as the amount of soil exposed, surface-moisture content, organic matter content (decomposed and undecomposed), particle size distribution, soil mineralogy, soil structure, surface roughness, and shadow.
All undecomposed plant debris were removed from the soil surface, and the soil samples were sieved to pass through a 2-mm mesh.
[I.sup.(phi)] Cyclic multifunctional initiator with [phi] undecomposed peroxide groups.
Residual fraction is mainly composed of quartz, K-feldspar, and minor undecomposed calcite in PF ashes, and also additionally dehydroxylated clay minerals, calcite and traces of dolomite in CFB ashes.
On the FP plots, before doing this, the large undecomposed fronds were temporarily removed, leaving only the partially and fully decomposed litter layer.
Thatch The accumulation of undecomposed or partially decomposed organic material located above the soil surface.