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From age 16 to age 20, a woman's body is a temple. From 21 to 45, it's an amusement park. From 45 on, it's a terrarium.
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Meaning of "terrarium" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TERRARIUM

New Latin, from Latin terra earth.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TERRARIUM

terrarium  [tɛˈrɛərɪəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TERRARIUM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Terrarium 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 TERRARIUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

terrarium

Terrarium

A terrarium is an area within a glass container usually enclosed to keep an ecosystem in a small scale. No live animals or insect are kept in the jar, it's purely a miniature garden. Within the closed transparent environment, sunlight is still able to penetrate the vegetation causing the water vapors to rise, the vapors is trapped on the roof and drops at night as temperature cools creating a cycle of water. The cycle allows for life to flourish creating a self sustained eco-system. There are two generally two types of terrariums, closed or open.

Definition of terrarium in the English dictionary

The definition of terrarium in the dictionary is an enclosure for keeping small land animals. Other definition of terrarium is a glass container, often a globe, in which plants are grown.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TERRARIUM


aquarium
əˈkwɛərɪəm
armamentarium
ˌɑːməmɛnˈtɛərɪəm
barium
ˈbɛərɪəm
caldarium
kælˈdɛərɪəm
cinerarium
ˌsɪnəˈrɛərɪəm
columbarium
ˌkɒləmˈbɛərɪəm
frigidarium
ˌfrɪdʒɪˈdɛərɪəm
fusarium
fjuːˈzɛərɪəm
herbarium
hɜːˈbɛərɪəm
honorarium
ˌɒnəˈrɛərɪəm
insectarium
ˌɪnsɛkˈtɛərɪəm
oceanarium
ˌəʊʃəˈnɛərɪəm
planetarium
ˌplænɪˈtɛərɪəm
rosarium
rəʊˈzɛərɪəm
sacrarium
sæˈkrɛərɪəm
samarium
səˈmɛərɪəm
sanitarium
ˌsænɪˈtɛərɪəm
solarium
səʊˈlɛərɪəm
tepidarium
ˌtɛpɪˈdɛərɪəm
vivarium
vaɪˈvɛərɪəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TERRARIUM

terraced
terraced house
terraced housing
terraceless
terraces
terracette
terracing
terracotta
terraform
terraforming
terrain
terramara
Terramycin
terrane
terrapin
terraqueous
terrararia
terrarariums
Terrassa
terrazzo

WORDS THAT END LIKE TERRARIUM

auditorium
conarium
evangeliarium
formicarium
leprosarium
ophidiarium
orarium
polyparium
polyzoarium
puparium
ranarium
seaquarium
septarium
spermarium
sudarium
syllabarium
termitarium
unguentarium
velarium
vibracularium
zoarium

Synonyms and antonyms of terrarium in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «terrarium» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TERRARIUM

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

Translator English - Chinese

水晶球
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

terrario
570 millions of speakers

English

terrarium
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

टेरारियम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تررم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

террариум
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

terrário
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

terrarium
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

terrarium
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Terrarium
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Terrarium
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

テラリウム
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

테라리움
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Terrarium
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cạn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Terrarium
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

काचपात्रातला बगिचा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

teraryumu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

terrario
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

terrarium
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тераріум
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

terariu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

terrarium
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

terrarium
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

terrarium
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

terrarium
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of terrarium

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TERRARIUM»

The term «terrarium» is quite widely used and occupies the 32.303 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TERRARIUM» OVER TIME

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

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QUOTES WITH «TERRARIUM»

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Gina Barreca
From age 16 to age 20, a woman's body is a temple. From 21 to 45, it's an amusement park. From 45 on, it's a terrarium.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TERRARIUM»

Discover the use of terrarium in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to terrarium and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Terrarium Craft: Create 50 Magical, Miniature Worlds
In fact, many terrariums are self-sustaining, requiring no maintenance whatsoever!) If you’ve always wanted to have a bit of nature in your own home, without the worry and labor of a garden, this book will show you exactly how to create ...
Amy Bryant Aiello, Kate Bryant, 2011
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The New Terrarium: Creating Beautiful Displays for Plants ...
One of America's favorite gardeners introduces the whimsical yet practical world of gardens under glass--the perfect way to spark creativity while incorporating favorite plants in a home.
Tovah Martin, 2009
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Terrarium
ÒA keen eye, a sensuous and exact imagination, and a buoyant spirit.Ó ÑUrsula K. Le Guin This novel tells a love story, wrapped inside the tale of a high-tech conspiracy, wrapped inside a vision of earthÕs future.
Scott Russell Sanders, 1985
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Terrarium and Cage Construction and Care
Explains how to recreate a captive reptile's or amphibian's natural habitat and offers designs suitable for snakes, lizards, frogs, geckos, and turtles
Richard D. Bartlett, Fredric L. Frye, 1999
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The terrarium: setting up and maintaining a terrarium made easy
Here are detailed instructions for designing, building, & maintaining a home terrarium.
Harald Jes, 1998
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101 Facts About Terrarium Pets
Provides information about different kinds of pets that can live in a terrarium, including turtles, snakes, and lizards, how to care for them, and how to understand their behavior.
Julia Barnes, 2001
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Newts and Salamanders
5 HOW-TO: lnterpret Captive The Terrarium's Suborder Cryptobranchoidea 6 Salamander Behavior 16 Physical Parameters 23 Suborder Salamandroidea 7 Habitats for Captive Salamanders Filtration 25 Suborder Sirenoidea 11 19 ...
Frank Indiviglio, 2010
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Terrarium Habitats: Teacher's Guide
The guide is complete with detailed instructions on setting up and maintaining terrariums, along with concise and interesting biological information on a number of possible small organisms (such as sow bugs, earthworms, and snails) that can ...
Kimi Hosoume, 2000
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The Completely Illustrated Atlas of Reptiles and Amphibians ...
Entries deal with the various species of reptiles and amphibians and describe the terrarium conditions required for each
Fritz Jürgen Obst, 1988
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Making a Terrarium
Learn how to make a desert terrarium.
Natalie Lunis, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TERRARIUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term terrarium is used in the context of the following news items.
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How to build the terrarium of your dreams
The first rule of making a terrarium is that you don't talk about making a terrarium — you just go buy one. But who likes following rules? If you've got a spare half ... «The Week Magazine, Mar 15»
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5 steps to make a miniature terrarium
Not only are terrariums the simplest way to connect with nature and bring the beauty of the outdoors inside year round, they also make fun winter projects and ... «Seacoastonline.com, Feb 15»
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At Home Living: Terrariums a key component of an indoor garden
Almost two hundred years ago, the accidental sprouting of a fern led to the terrarium idea. Dr. Nathaniel B. Ward, an English surgeon who was a natural history ... «Topeka Capital Journal, Jan 15»
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A guide to making a succulent terrarium
For those who are busy, forgetful or truly hopeless in the garden, Michele Weymouth of Ashburn points to succulent terrariums. Lasting longer than cut flowers, ... «Washington Post, Jan 15»
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How to make your true love a sweet succulent terrarium
Terrariums, succulents, and other plants make a lovely gift for anyone! They add color and life to a room, and are fairly inexpensive to purchase and assemble. «Grist, Dec 14»
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Grow a Miniature Winter Garden With This Hanging Terrarium Lamp
Winter is upon us, and so is the death of our outdoor plants. Polish design studio Lightovo want to help you preserve a little slice of your garden through the ... «Gizmodo, Oct 14»
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Nature Watch: Build a terrarium to observe nature up close
Thus was the science associated with terrariums initiated. But they were not called terrariums at first: they were called Wardian Cases in honor of their founder. «Buffalo News, Sep 14»
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DIY: Make a succulent terrarium for your indoor garden
Today, we're making terrariums. Why terrariums? Well... As much as I love my new apartment, the biggest issue I have with it is that it lacks a balcony or patio--so ... «The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A., Jul 14»
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Shorewood Student Builds Sustainable Business Around Terrariums
He launched a business called Green Earth Terrarium. Compton's business came to life while interning with Teens Grow Greens. The paid internship program ... «WUWM, Mar 14»
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Style, lifestyles fuel return to terrariums
Growing works of art, terrariums have become a design trend appealing to a new generation. These terrariums and orchids are from Simply Spring in the The ... «The Tennessean, Mar 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Terrarium [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/terrarium>. Nov 2019 ».
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