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v. to intentionally abandon a person or thing.
Source: dictionary.law.com

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(1) Biome that has plants and animals adapted to survive severe drought conditions. In this habitat, evaporation exceeds precipitation and the average amount of precipitation is less than 25 centimete [..]
Source: physicalgeography.net

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"suitable reward or punishment" (now usually plural and with just), c. 1300, from Old French deserte, noun use of past participle of deservir "be worthy to have," ultimately from L [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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"to leave one's duty," late 14c., from Old French deserter (12c.) "leave," literally "undo or sever connection," from Late Latin desertare, frequentative of Latin de [..]
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"wasteland," early 13c., from Old French desert (12c.) "desert, wilderness, wasteland; destruction, ruin," from Late Latin desertum (source of Italian diserto, Old Provençal dezer [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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One of two types of dry climate-the driest of the dry climates.
Source: wrcc.dri.edu

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Desert [N] [S] Heb. midbar, "pasture-ground;" an open tract for pasturage; a common ( Joel 2:22 ). The "backside of the desert" ( Exodus 3:1 ) is the west of the desert, the region [..]
Source: biblestudytools.com

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to abandon completely.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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area of land that receives no more than 25 centimeters (10 inches) of precipitation a year. Read more in the NG Education Encyclopedia
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A region where precipitation is insufficient to support any except xerophilous (drought resistant) vegetation; a region of extreme aridity. See desert climate, trade-wind desert, equatorial dry zone.
Source: glossary.ametsoc.org

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There are many different definitions which describe a desert. In general, arid areas (or deserts) are areas with low precipitation. For example, the climate maps on our website use a condition of median annual rainfall less than 350 mm to describe an arid area.
Source: bom.gov.au

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To intentionally abandon a person or thing.
Source: nolo.com

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An ecosystem where water is a limiting factor most of the time.  Deserts receive less than ten inches of water a year, have extreme temperature fluctuations over a 24 hour period, and have a high eva [..]
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arid land with little or no vegetation abandon: leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children" defect: desert (a cause, a co [..]
Source: google-dictionary.so8848.com

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land on which very little can grow because there is no water. Deserts are often made of sand
Source: eenglish.in

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v. To abandon without regard to the welfare of the abandoned
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(1.) Heb. midbar, "pasture-ground;" an open tract for pasturage; a common (Joel 2:22). The "backside of the desert" (Ex. 3:1) is the west of the desert, the region behind a man, as [..]
Source: biblegateway.com

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Not a stretch of sand, an utterly barren waste, but a wild, uninhabited region. The words rendered in the Authorized Version by "desert," when used in the historical books denote definite lo [..]
Source: biblegateway.com

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A type of biome characterized by low moisture levels (below 25 cm per year), and infrequent and unpredictable precipitation. Daily and seasonal temperatures fluctuate widely. Deserts are characterized by cacti and desert shrubs or sagebrush. Animals include birds, rodents, reptiles, and numerous species of arthropods. desertification
Source: mhhe.com

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midber (midboyres)
Source: yiddishdictionaryonline.com

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To dream of wandering through a gloomy and barren desert, denotes famine and uprisal of races and great loss of life and property. For a young woman to find herself alone in a desert, her health and reputation is being jeopardized by her indiscretion. She should be more cautious.   
Source: dreams-dictionary.org

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An arid area with little vegetation that is not necessarily sandy, the lack of rainfall is the determining factor.
Source: quick-facts.co.uk

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One of the types of
Source: birdcentral.net

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A desert is a very dry area.
Source: enchantedlearning.com

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(n) - a region with an arid climate and little precipitation
Source: sherwoodrocks.net

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An area on the Earth?s surface that has a severe lack of precipitation. [ return to top
Source: college.cengage.com

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a very dry, barren region usually sandy, with little or no trees and a low average yearly rainfall. The Sahara Desert in Africa, the Gobi Desert in Asia, and the Great Victoria Desert of Australia are [..]
Source: brighthubeducation.com

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driest biome on Earth; receives less than 25 cm of rain each year and supports little plant life. desertification -
Source: alanpedia.com

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degree of merit or demerit.
Source: econlib.org

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A region of very low rainfall, where &quot;very low&quot; is widely accepted to be <100 millimeters (<~4 inches) per year.
Source: climatehotmap.org

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leave the army without permission.
Source: brt.uoregon.edu

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(n) arid land with little or no vegetation(v) leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch(v) desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, coun [..]
Source: beedictionary.com

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inculta, derelinquo
Source: latin-dictionary.org

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A region with an average annual rainfall of 10 inches or less.
Source: geomaps.wr.usgs.gov

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region getting less than 10 inches of rain per year.
Source: sialis.org

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A land area so dry that little or no plant or animal life can survive.
Source: earthobservatory.nasa.gov

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arid barren land; especially; a tract incapable of supporting any considerable population without an artificial water supply (Merriam-Webster)
Source: pecan.ipmpipe.org

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A region with a mean annual precipitation of 10 inches or less, and so devoid of vegetation as to be incapable of supporting any considerable population. Four kinds may be distinguished: (1) polar des [..]
Source: psi.edu

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pro loco et tempore
Source: scotland-judiciary.org.uk

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simpliciter
Source: scotland-judiciary.org.uk

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v. to intentionally abandon a person or thing.
Source: advocatekhoj.com

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n.(1) "deserts, merit, worthiness," s.v. desert sb.\1 OED. KEY: desert@n1
Source: sites.fas.harvard.edu

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n1 22 desert 6 deserte 1 desertes 5 desserte 1 dessertes 3 dissert 1 disserte 1 dissertes 4
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n.(2) "desert, wasteland," s.v. desert sb.\2 OED. KEY: desert@n2
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n2 6 desert 5 desertes 1
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ppl. "(adj.) deserted, forsaken, barren," s.v. desert a. OED. KEY: desert@ppl#adj
Source: sites.fas.harvard.edu

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ppl#adj 2 desert 2
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biome where evaporation exceeds precipitation and the average mount of precipitation is less than 25 centimeters (10 inches) a year. Such areas have little vegetation or have widely spaced, mostly low [..]
Source: www2.gsu.edu

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A geographical area characterized by receiving less than 10 inches of liquid precipitation per year. Deserts can be hot, as in the American Southwest, or cold as in Antarctica.
Source: rowlandwater.com

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A region of little or no rainfall. See also arid.
Source: weatherzone.com.au

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Area which averages less than 10" of precipitation per year. Temperature ranges from very hot in the summer to below freezing at night during the winter.
Source: abc40.com

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an area that receives an average annual precipitation of less than 250 mm (9.8 in) or an area in which more water is lost than falls as precipitation.
Source: liquisearch.com

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Chapter 21 *: "Nonsense, Mina. It is a shame to me to hear such a word. I would not hear it of you. And I shall not hear it from you. May God judge me by my deserts, and punish me with more bitter s [..]
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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A dry, barren area of land with little precipitation and consequently little or no vegetation.
Source: rgs.org

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Land on which the vegetation is absent or sparse, usually shrubby, and is characterized by an arid, hot to cool climate. 
Source: agry.purdue.edu

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A temperate or tropical biome characterized by prolonged drought, usually receiving less than 25 cm of precipitation per year.
Source: celp.ca


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