from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Without oxygen; especially of an environment or organism.
- adj. Of, or relating to an anaerobe
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not requiring air or oxygen for life; -- applied especially to those microbes to which free oxygen is unnecessary; anaërobiotic; -- opposed to
- adj. Relating to, or like, anaërobies; anaërobiotic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or having the characters of anaërobia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not aerobic
- adj. living or active in the absence of free oxygen
The term anaerobic threshold is a bit dated, though unfortunately many people still use this term.
The dangers can be great: bacteria that can lead to botulism and listeriosis can grow in anaerobic environments like vacuum-sealed bags and cans, but in bags there is no visual trace — no dented can — or telltale rotting or putrid smell.
One pathway allows organisms to convert food to energy without oxygen, which is termed anaerobic respiration.
Additionally, hydrogen can be produced directly from waste materials using bacteria a process called anaerobic digestion and can capture the emissions-free fuel from products that would otherwise wind up in a landfill.
Yes indeed it can – the process is well established and is known as anaerobic digestion plant pictured and they could provide not only a useful source of energy but also a useful residue which can be used as a peat substitute for gardens and horticulture, reducing pressure on this non-renewable resource.
The idea is, we are told, that the waste can be treated in plant called anaerobic digesters to produce methane.
Other efforts focus on converting agricultural wastes like manure or cheese whey into renewable natural gas using bacteria and a process called anaerobic digestion.
Department of Energy, pulling methane gas from waste uses a process called anaerobic digestion or methane recovery.
This tricky little number, called your anaerobic threshold, can change how you exercise because knowing what it is -- and how to broaden it -- can help increase the percentage of fat you burn during workouts.
The scheme sees sewage arriving at the Didcot works for treatment, and then sludge - the solid part of the waste - is further treated in a process known as anaerobic digestion in which bacteria break down the biodegradable material and creates gas.