surroundings

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unaware of one's surroundings due to preoccupation absent-minded
surroundings, adapt to acclimatize
position relative to surroundings bearings , orientation
something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings bulge , bump , excrescence , extrusion , gibbosity , gibbousness , hump , jut , prominence , protrusion , protuberance
covering up of something by making it appear like its surroundings camouflage
animal whose body temperature varies with the temperature of its surroundings; any animal except birds and mammals ectotherm , poikilotherm
apparatus that extracts heat from a liquid that is at a higher temperature than its surroundings; can be used to transfer heat from a reservoir outside in order to heat a building heat pump
structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings lookout , lookout station , observation tower , observatory
land plant growing in surroundings having an average supply of water; compare xerophyte and hydrophyte mesophyte , mesophytic plant
one's surroundings or environment milieu
stage settings or surroundings mise-en-scene
land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill mount , mountain
physical position in relation to the surroundings site , situation
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