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Example sentences from the Web for bloom
Cyanobacterial blooms occur when still, warm water—like a pond—has so much nitrogen and phosphorus that the algae are able to breed and grow at an extremely fast rate, spreading throughout the pond.More than 350 elephants died in Botswana, and we may finally know why|Kat Eschner|September 24, 2020|Popular Science
It’s a condition where an overgrowth of algae, known as a bloom, removes a lot of oxygen from the water.
“The ability to tie back to business outcomes is always going to be attractive,” Bloom added.‘The more culture you own’: Condé Nast pursues more revenue growth with new brand-strength metric|Max Willens|September 18, 2020|Digiday
If you look closely, part of the bloom resembles an elephant’s trunk.How a Wasteland Shrub Is Becoming the Next Big Thing in Fashion|Daniel Malloy|August 28, 2020|Ozy
Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict were among them—and the source of the problem, as Bloom saw it.Gender Is What You Make of It - Issue 88: Love & Sex|Charles King|August 5, 2020|Nautilus
About Blood Meridian, Bloom has said, “The violence is the book.”Compliments Are Nice, but Enough With the Cormac McCarthy Comparisons|William Giraldi|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you've ever questioned Justin Bieber's masculinity, he was almost knocked out by ORLANDO BLOOM.
Bloom says we ought to think of truth as resembling a scientific hypothesis that helps us hold together our bits of knowledge.
No one knows if Kerr actually succumbed to Bieber's "boyish" "charms," but she and Bloom did end up separating in 2013.
At the end of the day, Bloom emerges as an unlikely hero: former sexy elf turned Justin Bieber-punching everyman.
She met the florist coming out, for he had just completed the decorating, and the place was a mass of bloom.Mildred's Inheritance|Annie Fellows Johnston
Flowers line the pathways, the moors are pink with bloom, the undergrowth teems with darting wings.The Ink-Stain, Complete|Rene Bazin
If ever there be an excuse for falling asleep out of bed, surely it is when stretched at full length upon heather in bloom.David Elginbrod|George MacDonald
In his hand he held a switch and with it he was slowly cutting at a bloom on a vine that grew about the tree.The Jucklins|Opie Read
Had Bloom and Stephen been baptised, and where and by whom, cleric or layman?Ulysses|James Joyce