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- n. Any of several physical zones in which the properties, or the behaviour of something undergoes a radical change
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The zone lying between the Boreal and Sonoran zones of North America. It includes an eastern or humid subdivision and a western arid one of corresponding temperature comprising the northern Great Plains and the lower slopes of the mountains of the western United States and Mexico. Called also Neutral zone.
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Douglas Cole of the University of Idaho reasoned that if that were indeed the case—if construction materials needed an admission ticket to get into the cilium—then no new materials would be allowed past the transition zone into the cilium if IFT were experimentally halted.