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Meaning of "heliotaxis" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HELIOTAXIS

heliotaxis  [ˌhiːlɪəʊˈtæksɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HELIOTAXIS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Heliotaxis is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HELIOTAXIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of heliotaxis in the English dictionary

The definition of heliotaxis in the dictionary is movement of an entire organism in response to the stimulus of sunlight.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HELIOTAXIS


aerotaxis
ˌɛərəʊˈtæksɪs
chemotaxis
ˌkɛməʊˈtæksɪs
cytotaxis
ˌsaɪtəʊˈtæksɪs
epistaxis
ˌɛpɪˈstæksɪs
geotaxis
ˌdʒiːəʊˈtæksɪs
heterotaxis
ˌhɛtərəʊˈtæksɪs
homotaxis
ˌhəʊməʊˈtæksɪs
hydrotaxis
ˌhaɪdrəʊˈtæksɪs
hypotaxis
ˌhaɪpəʊˈtæksɪs
parataxis
ˌpærəˈtæksɪs
phototaxis
ˌfəʊtəʊˈtæksɪs
phyllotaxis
ˌfɪləˈtæksɪs
rheotaxis
ˌriːəˈtæksɪs
stereotaxis
ˌstɛrɪəˈtæksɪs
taxis
ˈtæksɪs
telotaxis
ˌteləʊˈtæksɪs
thermotaxis
ˌθɜːməʊˈtæksɪs
thigmotaxis
ˌθɪɡməˈtæksɪs
trophotaxis
ˌtrɒfəʊˈtæksɪs
tropotaxis
ˌtrəʊpəʊˈtæksɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HELIOTAXIS

heliopsis
Helios
helioscope
helioscopic
heliosis
heliosphere
heliostat
heliostatic
heliotactic
heliotherapy
heliotrope
heliotropic
heliotropical
heliotropically
heliotropin
heliotropism
heliotropy
heliotype
heliotypic
heliotypy

WORDS THAT END LIKE HELIOTAXIS

anaphylaxis
axis
chemoprophylaxis
major axis
minor axis
neutral axis
optic axis
orthoaxis
parapraxis
phylaxis
polar axis
praxis
principal axis
prophylaxis
sparaxis
synaxis
tachyphylaxis
x-axis
y-axis
z-axis

Synonyms and antonyms of heliotaxis in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «heliotaxis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HELIOTAXIS

Find out the translation of heliotaxis to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of heliotaxis from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «heliotaxis» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

heliotaxis
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

heliotaxis
570 millions of speakers

English

heliotaxis
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

heliotaxis
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

انجذاب شمسي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

heliotaxis
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

heliotaxis
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

heliotaxis
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

heliotaxis
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Heliotaxis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

heliotaxis
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

heliotaxis
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

heliotaxis
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Heliotaxis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

heliotaxis
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

heliotaxis
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हेलिआटेक्सिस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

heliotaxis
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

heliotaxis
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

heliotaxis
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

heliotaxis
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

heliotaxis
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

heliotaxis
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

heliotaxis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

heliotaxis
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

heliotaxis
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of heliotaxis

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HELIOTAXIS»

The term «heliotaxis» is used very little and occupies the 152.243 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HELIOTAXIS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «heliotaxis» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «heliotaxis» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about heliotaxis

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HELIOTAXIS»

Discover the use of heliotaxis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to heliotaxis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Human physiology
towards the light that comes in at the windows (positive heliotaxis), while the surfaces of the leaves spread out perpendicularly in the direction of the light rays (transverse heliotaxis). In plants with aerial roots these turn and grow towards the  ...
Luigi Luciani, 1911
2
Philip K. Jason Greatest Hits
Heliotaxis: A Memorial for Leon Abraham Jason Slowly, sometimes with reluctance but also surprised by need, these friends of my father offered their anecdotes: colorful sketches of a raconteur at play, a generous helper, a pillar of principle; ...
Philip K. Jason, 2005
3
Animal Behavior Desk Reference: A Dictionary of Animal ...
heliophobe See -phobe: heliophobe. ♢ heliophytium See 2community: heliophytium. ♢ heliotaxis See taxis: heliotaxis. ♢ heliotherm See therm: heliotherm. ♢ heliotropism See tropism: heliotropism. ♢ helioxerophile See 1-phile : helioxerophile.
Edward M. Barrows, 2011
4
Contemporary quilt art: an introduction and guide
Nagin's most recent work includes the 2006 installation entitled heliotaxis (Plates 79 and 80). Conceived as part of a solo exhibition, held at the Three Rivers Arts Festival Gallery in Pittsburgh, heliotaxis (the response of organisms to sunlight) ...
Kate Lenkowsky, 2008
5
Folia Biologica
The fishes showed TABLE I Heliotaxis (outside the experimental periods the fishes stayed constantly under normal day and night conditions) I Each experiment consists of 10 observations] TABLE II Heliotaxis (outside the experimental periods ...
‎1969
6
Latvian-English Dictionary
... h[e]liocentrìsms [e] nm heliocentrism h[e]lioflzika [e] nf solar astronomy h[e]liogr [a] fs [e] [a] nm heliograph h[e]liogravîra [e] nf heliogravure h[e]liometrs [e] nm heliometer h[e]liostats [e] nm heliostat h[e]liotakse [e] nf heliotaxis h[e]liote[ch] nìka ...
‎2008
7
Centennial History of the Carnegie Institution of ...
4 This two-volume work covered a wide variety of topics based largely on work he carried out in the laboratory with his students: acclimatization of animals to high temperatures (with W. E. Castle), and to poisons (with H. V. Neal), heliotaxis  ...
Allan Sandage, Jane Maienschein, Marie Glitz, 2005
8
Robertson's Words for a Modern Age: A Cross Reference of ...
... heliophobic, helio- phyll, heliophyllous, heliophyte, Helios [god of the sun], heliosciophyte, helioseismology, heliosis, heliostat, heliotaxis, heliothermic, heliotherapy, heliotrope, heliotropism, helio- xerophile, helioxerophilous, helioxerophily, ...
John G. Robertson, 1991
9
A Dictionary for Invertebrate Zoology:
... place together] The formation of carbohydrates from carbon dioxide and water by the absorption of light by chlorophyll. phototaxis n. [Gr. phos, light; taxis, arrangement] The movement in response to the stimulus of light. see heliotaxis.
Tim Williams, 2009
10
Days of Grace
... have looked split; one part of me smiling, the other frowning; a standing dichotomy, torn, on a precipice. A few children did look directly over at me. They stared at me. I shifted foot to foot experiencing heliotaxis, face darkened, face lightened.
Mark Falkin, 2006

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HELIOTAXIS»

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Wise High School student takes top prize in spelling bee aimed at …
... Wise Jr. High School senior and Exodus National Spelling Bee contestant Jireh Silva didn't realize that by spelling the word “heliotaxis” she ... «Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online, Feb 12»

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