Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of algæ, typical of the order Ulvaceæ, having a flat membranaceous bright-green frond. U. latissima and U. Lactuca are sometimes eaten. See green laver (under laver), sea-lettuce (under lettuce), and Enteromorpha.

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  • n. type genus of the family Ulvaceae; green seaweed having a thallus two cells thick: sea lettuce

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Examples

  • The Drip Feed project on the Island of Sacca San Mattia puts into place an above-ground ulva rigida cultivation device that is in keeping with the Greenfuel system.

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  • "This chap, styled the ` ulva latissima 'by the scientific gentlemen who manufacture such titles, is a capital thermometer," said the Captain on putting in the laver.

    Bob Strong's Holidays Adrift in the Channel

  • I got sand and covered the bottom; I found two jagged stones and leaned them against each other on the sand; I gathered fronds of ulva latissima; I persuaded a boatman to bring me a bucket of salt-water from beyond the line of breakers, and I poured it carefully into the jar.

    Hawthorne and His Circle

  • * The leaf, examined with a microscope at the instant we drew it up from the water, did not present, it is true, those conglobate glands, or those opaque points, which the parts of fructification in the genera of ulva and fucus contain; but how often do we find seaweeds in such a state that we cannot yet distinguish any trace of seeds in their transparent parenchyma.

    Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America

  • The leaf, examined with a microscope at the instant we drew it up from the water, did not present, it is true, those conglobate glands, or those opaque points, which the parts of fructification in the genera of ulva and fucus contain; but how often do we find seaweeds in such a state that we cannot yet distinguish any trace of seeds in their transparent parenchyma.

    Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the Year 1799-1804 — Volume 1

  • Alec Hogg chats to Motlatsi Nzeku former Telkom COO who responds to allegations that he was obstructive and that he leaked embarrassing information to the media. client: pt. telkom agency: bates indonesia AD: ulva prinka tulip CW: tomy siagian prod. house: atmosphere director: anggun priambodo dop: ipung art: iwent wardrobe: ranti ada juga di culapculap. multiply.com

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  • TVC Telkom - Gratis Telpon Rumah client: pt. telkom agency: bates indonesia AD: ulva prinka tulip CW: tomy siagian prod. house: atmosphere director: anggun priambodo dop: ipung art: iwent wardrobe: ranti ada juga di culapculap. multiply.com

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  • Decaying ulva algae threatens other beaches around France and the world, from the United States to China, experts say.

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  • Decaying ulva algae threatens other beaches around France and the world, from the US to China, experts say.

    Taipei Times

  • B* tefta fubmuricata; labro intus ftriatO | columella pla - 'niuiculai £uice (ulva«

    Caroli a Linné ... Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis ..

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