from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The impairment or degradation of something, such as a ship's hull or mechanical equipment, as a result of the growth or activity of living organisms.
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- n. The accumulation of living organisms on some surface by bacteria, fungi, protozoa, algae and invertebrates.
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