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Vape and culture named words of the year for 2014

"Vape" and "culture" named words of the year for 2014

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Major dictionary outlets have released their words of the year for 2014, with Merriam-Webster going for “culture” and Oxford Dictionaries choosing “vape” – the term made commonplace...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.