American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or associated with the environment.
- adj. Relating to or being concerned with the ecological impact of altering the environment.
- adj. Medicine Of or relating to potentially harmful factors originating in the environment: environmental illness.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the character of an environment; environing; surrounding: as, environmental influences.
- adj. pertaining to one's environment
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. of or pertaining to the environment.
- adj. of or pertaining to the environment (definition 2).
- adj. concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment
- adj. of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings
“If we suppose that some of the ˜pegs™ in Waddington's model are environmental factors, rather than genetic loci, then we can define separate notions of ˜environmental canalisation™ and ˜genetic canalisation™.”
“The unpopularity of the green movement still makes the term "environmental" seem toxic in some circles.”
“The team found that in the previous two decades industrial society had gone into overshoot - the term environmental scientists use for a population of living things that is consuming vital resources so extravagantly that the ability of their environment to keep supporting them is at risk.”
“The term environmental technologies refers to technologies that cause less negative impact on the environment.”
“In 1987, Benjamin Chavis of the United Church of Christ Commission for Racism and Justice coined the term environmental racism to describe such a practice.”
“In Alaska, most of the people I knew were military or Alaskan natives or what we call the environmental folks.”
“Now the preliminary EPA report there, found what it calls environmental health challenges in "animal control, food safety and sanitation, drinking water, waste water, and contamination of water and sediments from gasoline and other chemicals.”
“A man from the World Wildlife Federation presented photographs from Fort McMurray, Alta., visual evidence for what he called the environmental destruction wrought by the production of the world's most expensive oil.”
“Canada's natural resources minister is on the warpath against what he calls "environmental and other radical groups" that are getting in the way of forestry, mining and energy projects.”
“He would defund Planned Parenthood, change Medicaid reimbursements to state block grants, abolish the Energy Department, and replace the Environmental Protection Agency with what he calls an "environmental solutions agency.”
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