Sea weed

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SEA WEED. A species of grass which grows in the sea.
     2. When cast upon land, it belongs to the owner of the land adjoining the sea shore; upon the grounds, that it increases gradually, that it is useful as manure and a protection to the ground, and that it is some compensation for the encroachments of the sea upon the land. 2 John. R. 313, 323. Vide 5 Verm. R. 223.
     3. The French differs from our law in this respect, as sea weeds there, when cast on the beach, belong to the first occupant. Dall. Dict. Propriete, art. 3, Sec. 2, n. 128.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Summary: The commercially available alginic acid is mainly extracted from sea weeds. Owing to the growing demand and variation in composition of alginate extracted from different species, there is rising interest in synthesis of alginate by bacteria.
However natural or marine materials, which are not contaminated, such as sea weed, are put back into the sea at designated locations or used on the front of sand dunes, helping to trap the wind or act as fertilisers.
Sea Vegetables such as sea weed, Kelp, Arame, Hiziki, Kombu, and Wakame and fish and shrimp, are also included in the list.
Currently, we are intensely involved with Kinatarcan in Cebu, a beautiful island with white sand beaches, sea weed, and cliffs.
Aromatic woods, camphor, beeswax, birds' nests, dragons' blood, pearls, tortoise shells, mother of pearl and edible sea weed were the lesser commodities traded by the Wajorese merchants next to gold, pepper, and textiles.
Mono Sodium Glutamate is a sodium salt of Glutamic acid, which is the most abundant naturally occurring non-essential amino acid readily available in the market and is mentioned in ingredient lists of eatables as Ajinomoto, Chinese salt, Sodium glutamate, Yeast extract or Hydrolyzed vegetable proteins etc.3 In twentieth century; glutamate was extracted from the plant source i.e., sea weed. But now-a-days it is commonly produced throughout the world by natural fermentation process.2,3
Microfouling refers to the formation of biofilm and adhesion to the surface, and macrofouling refers to the attachment of organisms such as barnacles, diatoms and sea weed to produce a fouling community.
NED's faculty members Adnan-ul-Haq suggested using sea weed found in several coastal areas of Pakistan as a useful source of renewable energy especially when there is dearth of fossils fuels.
Jelly fish, Sponge knead, Lobster blush, Sea weed. Fools forget, Schools leech, Sand fills, Empty beach.
The treatments includes; (1) Organic fertilizer 625 Kg ha-1, (2) Organic fertilizer 625 and Humic Acid 10 Kg ha-1 (3) Humic Acid and Sea weed extract 625 ml ha-1 and (4) Control.
A shout from fellow anglers close by of "WATER!" went unheeded and all of a sudden, I was lying on my back as an immense wave broke against the rock and washed me back shorewards as if I were a piece of sea weed. I had my rod firmly gripped in my hand and as the waves receded, I saw one of my slippers go bobbing seawards like a little boat.
The regulars include sesame-seared ahi tuna with pickled ginger, aromatic sea weed, wasabi and soy ginger sauce, and calamari Milano, both $8.99, among others.