biological: a bio control service using praying mantises to reduce the population of garden pests.
Other definitions for bio- (2 of 2)
a combining form meaning “life” occurring in loanwords from Greek (biography); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (bioluminescence).
- Also especially before a vowel, bi-.
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How to use bio in a sentence
As a reminder, amino acids are, to use parlance of your high school bio teacher, the “building blocks” of proteins, which your body uses not only for your biceps and quads but also your skin, hair, blood, bones, and a whole lot more.BCAA supplements can enhance your workout, but should you take them? | Amy Schellenbaum | September 10, 2020 | Popular-Science
As a business account, your Instagram bio should fully utilize the space allotted to various official links.How to get more leads on Instagram: 10 Highly effective tactics | Bhavik Soni | July 7, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Your creative department must check whether catchphrases such as “link in bio”, “swipe up”, or “order now” are linked to their respective contents in a seamless manner.How to get more leads on Instagram: 10 Highly effective tactics | Bhavik Soni | July 7, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
This “bio-hacking” blurs the line between human and non-human.Transgender, Transhuman: Technological Advances Offer Increased Choices But Also Create New Prejudices | LGBTQ-Editor | April 9, 2020 | No Straight News
So the first seven is the bio component, and that’s simply genetics.The Opioid Tragedy, Part 2: “It’s Not a Death Sentence” (Ep. 403) | Stephen J. Dubner | January 23, 2020 | Freakonomics
That tweet came from Shay Horse, whose bio lists him as an independent photojournalist with ties to Occupy Wall Street.
In her Twitter profile bio, writer Liz Tuccillo calls herself a “relationship know-it-all.”Confessions of a Rom-Com Writer: Liz Tuccillo Talks ‘Sex and the City,’ ‘Take Care,’ and More | Kevin Fallon | December 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America, and one of the most bio-diverse and beautiful.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution | Nina Lakhani | November 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A brief bio is to be found in a deposition she gave in the criminal case before the felony charge was dropped.From Ferguson Cop Embroiled in a Brutality Suit to City Councilwoman | Michael Daly | August 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This renewable (I mean renewed every single damn day) bio-energy (otherwise known as fetid rot) helps keep the coop warm.What Did TJ Mean By “Pursuit of Happiness,” Anyway? | P. J. O’Rourke | June 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
All this is part of a vast new science which is called bio-chemistry, or the chemistry of life.The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society | Upton Sinclair
He has a sense of humor about all things except this sacred bio-chemistry.The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society | Upton Sinclair
Or bio-weapons; a man-made plague that had gotten out of control and all but depopulated the planet.Space Viking | Henry Beam Piper
The same law holds good in bio-geography; here, too, area gives strength and a small territorial foothold means weakness.Influences of Geographic Environment | Ellen Churchill Semple
The relation of life to the earth's area is a fundamental question of bio-geography.Influences of Geographic Environment | Ellen Churchill Semple
British Dictionary definitions for bio (1 of 2)
short for biography
British Dictionary definitions for bio- (2 of 2)
indicating or involving life or living organisms: biogenesis; biolysis
indicating a human life or career: biography; biopic
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