benthonic zone



Zone may refer to:

In geography:

  • One of five geographical zones of the earth:
  • Hardiness zone, in gardening and other agriculture a geographically-defined zone in which a specific category of plant life is capable of growing
  • "The zone" (die (Ost)Zone in German), a derogatory term for the German Democratic Republic
  • Zone (BS), a town and comune in the Province of Brescia, Lombardy, Italy
  • Zone of alienation, the exclusion zone around the site of the Chernobyl disaster
  • Zones (permaculture), a method of planning civil/agricultural placement
  • Zone, in zone pricing, a geographical area in which charges are constant
  • Zoning, in urban planning, a system of land-use regulation

In entertainment:

In sports:

In technology:

  • DNS zone, a portion of the namespace in the Domain Name System
  • Fibre Channel zoning, a method for facilitating low interference and high security in computer data storage systems
  • Solaris Zones, one component of the Solaris Containers virtualization feature
  • A thermal zone, or just zone, in heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC)
  • Zone, a short name for DVD region code

In other uses:

  • Erogenous zone, an area on the body which is sexually stimulating
  • "The zone", or flow, a mental state attained by a person fully immersed in some activity
  • Zone diet, a diet that involves precise proportions by weight of protein, fat and carbohydrate
  • Zone system, a photographic technique for determining optimal film exposure and development
  • Zone (vestment), a belt worn by priests and bishops of the Eastern Orthodox Church

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