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1. plankton

noun. ['ˈplæŋktən'] the aggregate of small plant and animal organisms that float or drift in great numbers in fresh or salt water.

Synonyms

  • congeries
  • copepod crustacean
  • phytoplankton
  • copepod
  • conglomeration
  • organism
  • aggregate
  • being

Antonyms

  • prokaryote
  • stander
  • sitter
  • parasite

Etymology

  • Plankton (German)

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Rhymes with Plankton

  • abington
  • abston
  • actin
  • acton
  • addington
  • addyston
  • agerton
  • airington
  • alderton
  • allenton
  • allerton
  • allington
  • allston
  • allton
  • alston
  • alton
  • alverton
  • anderton
  • angleton
  • appleton

Sentences with plankton


1. Noun, singular or mass
The varieties living in the sea begin life as larvae floating about in plankton.

2. Adjective
Samples are taken in the field using plankton nets for collection of specimens.

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