enrichment

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enrichment

noun adornment, advancement, aggrandizement, appreciation, beautification, betterment, cultivation, decoration, development, embellishment, endowment, enhancement, furtherance, improvement, refinement, reward
Associated concepts: unjust enrichment, unlawful enrichment
See also: advance, development, endowment, increase, progress, reform

enrichment

a gain, or sometimes the prevention of expense, which is the focus of some parts of the law of restitution. In civilian systems unjustified enrichments may often be reversed.
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Equations of the tissue isotopic enrichments by time, the half-life turnover values ([T.
We use the isotopic enrichment of PON as a proxy for phytoplankton (using appropriate scaling functions) because our data set for [[N.
Isotopic enrichment in the alewife shadows that of planktonic copepods, which in turn is temporally linked to that of A.
Isotopic enrichment of water in the "woody" tissues of plants: implications for plant water source, water uptake, and other studies which use the stable isotopic composition of cellulose.
Physiological ecologists can greatly contribute to progress in isotopic ecology by providing a quantitative description of the fates of amino acids in different tissues, by "calibrating" the isotopic enrichment of different tissues during starvation, and by providing the mechanisms that give rise to this enrichment (see Millward 1979, 1989).