biological oxygen demand (BOD)

biological oxygen demand (BOD)
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  • biological oxygen demand — Abbreviation: BOD The dissolved oxygen required for the respiration of a population of aerobic organisms present in water. Expressed in terms of the oxygen consumed in water at a temperature of 20°C per unit time. The BOD is used as an indication …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • biological oxygen demand — a measure of the quantity of oxygen needed to incorporate or oxidise organic waste material into the environment or a measure of oxygen consumption over a fixed time period. A high demand will restrict the fish fauna. Abbreviated as BOD …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Biochemical oxygen demand — or Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) is a chemical procedure for determining how fast biological organisms use up oxygen in a body of water. It is used in water quality management and assessment, ecology and environmental science. BOD is not an… …   Wikipedia

  • biochemical oxygen demand — the oxygen required by aerobic organisms, as those in sewage, for metabolism. Abbr.: BOD Also called biological oxygen demand. [1925 30] * * * ▪ biology       the amount of oxygen used by microorganisms in the process of breaking down organic… …   Universalium

  • biochemical oxygen demand — noun the amount of oxygen aerobic microorganisms need to decompose organic pollutants in water or waste; used as an index of the degree of organic pollution in water. Abbrev.: BOD Also, biological oxygen demand …  

  • BOD — [Abk. für gleichbed. engl. biological oxygen demand]: svw. ↑ BSB. * * * BoD,   Book on Demand …   Universal-Lexikon

  • BOD — biological oxygen demand. BOD5 is the amount of dissolved oxygen consumed in five days …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • BOD — • Biological Oxygen Demand • Board of Directors …   Maritime acronyms and abbreviations

  • BOD — Abbreviation for biochemical oxygen demand. * * * biochemical oxygen demand; brachy morphism onychodysplasia dysphalangism [syndrome] * * * BOD abbr biochemical oxygen demand; biological oxygen demand …   Medical dictionary

  • BOD — agricult. abbr. Biochemical Oxygen Demand biomed. abbr. Biological Oxygen Demand brewery abbr. Biological Oxygen Demand metal. abbr. Bottom Of Duct milit. abbr. Base Ordnance Depot phot. abbr Biochemical Oxygen Demand abbr. Business Object… …   United dictionary of abbreviations and acronyms

  • BOD — Body (Internet » Chat) *** Board of Directors (Business » Positions) *** Board of Directors (Governmental » US Government) *** Board of Directors (Governmental » Military) ** Board of Directors (Business » General) ** Board Of Directors… …   Abbreviations dictionary

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