Other definitions for sere (2 of 2)
the series of stages in an ecological succession.
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How to use sere in a sentence
Each branch of the services established its own sere program, the Air Force at Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington.The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your Tax Dollars Built | Michael Daly | December 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Agency officials made first contact with the sere trainers during April 2002, not long after Abu Zubaydah was captured.
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And while the Exchange rang with cheers, Stickney, a colour now in his sere cheeks, went boring his way outward.The Lord of the Sea | M. P. Shiel
The sun burns sere and the rain dishevelsOne gaunt bleak blossom of scentless breath.The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 | Ministry of Education
Early autumn finds this region dry and arid; its small streams dried up, the green fields sere, the weeds snapping like glass.Ocean to Ocean on Horseback | Willard Glazier
I am eleven years nearer to the sere and yellow leaf, and my feelings are even more autumnal than my years.George Eliot's Life, Vol. II (of 3) | George Eliot
All that's left is a labyrinth of weathered stone set into the sere cliff-face at Ocean Beach.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for sere (1 of 2)
archaic dried up or withered
a rare spelling of sear 1 (def. 1)
British Dictionary definitions for sere (2 of 2)
the series of changes occurring in the ecological succession of a particular community
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Scientific definitions for sere
The entire sequence of ecological communities successively occupying an area from the initial stage to the climax community. See more at succession.
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