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  • adjective biology Having a 24 hour period regardless of day or night

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Examples

  • Some zooplankton can swim up to several hundreds of meters vertically in a single day (called diel vertical migration), but their horizontal position is primarily determined by currents in the water.

    Plankton

  • Based on the quality of the cut-scenes, farming experience, and bland confrontations, I'm sure 98\% of Vana'diel's subscribers would rather have just paid the $10 for the armor and skipped all of the time-wasting, which, even at its worst, can still be completed in a real-life day.

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  • Based on the quality of the cut-scenes, farming experience, and bland confrontations, I'm sure 98\% of Vana'diel's subscribers would rather have just paid the $10 for the armor and skipped all of the time-wasting, which, even at its worst, can still be completed in a real-life day.

    1UP RSS feed

  • Now, adventurers will set forth to unravel the mysteries of this primordial crystal that holds the secret of Vana'diel's past. "

    Kotaku

  • A sine function did not satisfactorily model the diel light curves and overestimated the metabolic parameters.

    Hansen and Schmidt: Predicting the Past? « Climate Audit

  • For the five diel studies carried out in waters with balanced or nearly blanced heterotrophic and phototrophic components of the nanoplankton, CO2 consumption at constant salinity always occurred between 06.00 and 09.00 hrs.

    Hansen and Schmidt: Predicting the Past? « Climate Audit

  • During five diel cycles TCO2 variation was characterized by nocturnal production and diurnal consumption.

    Hansen and Schmidt: Predicting the Past? « Climate Audit

  • Abstract Six diel TCO2 cycles determined by infrared IR photometry from five drift stations occupied between 24 February and 16 March 1979 in the mixed layer of the northwestern Caribbean Sea are examined.

    Hansen and Schmidt: Predicting the Past? « Climate Audit

  • Playing With Fire: Dilema e portretizuar fashizmit në film E diel, maj 23, 2004

    ideonexus.com »2004» Maj

  • Efficiency could probably be improved by stricter adherence to a twenty-four-hour diel cycle.

    Starfish

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  • A period encompassing a full 24 hour day.

    Usage is generally confined to scientific properties that fluctuate. e.g. "Diel variability in distribution of insects"

    June 8, 2009