plural nountreated as singular
The study of the mode of life of organisms in their natural habitat and their adaptations to their surroundings; ecology.‘She expressed her perspective on various technolibertarian camps and fascinations including bionomics, cypherpunks, Wired Magazine, and the lack of charitable contributions by the nouveau riche of the cyberculture.’
- ‘Where the free market philosophy of bionomics fails to value the unprofitable aspects of art and culture, she finds nerds resentful of artists and irrational behaviors they cannot understand.’
- ‘Later he uses the term ‘bionomics’ to capture the idea of the wear and tear and friction within a military system.’
- ‘Bionomicswas conceived as an answer to the prevalence and high costs of work related sprain/strain type injuries.’
- ‘Mosquito abundance and bionomics were studied intensively during summer and spring at two residential communities of contrasting economic status.’
Late 19th century from bio-‘life’, on the pattern of economics.
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