Definition of Natural resource

1. Noun. Resources (actual and potential) supplied by nature.

Exact synonyms: Natural Resources
Generic synonyms: Resource
Specialized synonyms: Land Resources, Mineral Resources, Renewable Resource

Definition of Natural resource

1. Noun. Any source of wealth that occurs naturally, especially minerals, fossil fuels, timber, etc. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Natural Resource

natural person
natural persons
natural phenomenon
natural philosophy
natural pigment
natural preserve
natural price
natural prices
natural process
natural processes
natural product
natural products
natural reserve
natural resin
natural resource (current term)
natural resources
natural science
natural sciences
natural scientist
natural scientists
natural selection
natural shape
natural son
natural sons
natural spring
natural state
natural theology
natural transformation
natural unit

Literary usage of Natural resource

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Water Rights in the Western States: The Law of Prior Appropriation of Water by Samuel Charles Wiel (1911)
"But artificial flow claimants have no original rights against th« creator of the flow, the owner of the natural resource. 57. Same. 58. Same. 59. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The dangers of ignoring technological factors are evident from the author's comparisons of unit costs for various types of natural resource information. ..."

3. Environmental Financing in the Russian Federation by Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (1998)
"Annex A: Using natural resource charges for environmental fund revenues One interesting proposal discussed in Russia in recent years is to use natural ..."

4. Land & Development in Latin America[: openings for policy researchby Stephen Baranyi, Carmen Diana Deere, Manuel Morales by Stephen Baranyi, Carmen Diana Deere, Manuel Morales (2004)
"On Local Initiatives and natural resource Management Two debates connect land policy with Community-Based natural resource Management (CBNRM) efforts: one ..."

5. Tapping the Earths Natural Heat by Wendell A. Duffield, John H. Sass, Michael L. Sorey (1995)
"Geothermal Energy as a natural resource Geothermal energy is present everywhere beneath the Earth's surface, although the highest temperature, ..."

6. Resource Conservation: Hearing Before the Committee on Agriculture by DIANE Publishing Company (1998)
"In completing the assessment, the owner or operator should be encouraged to review the natural resource capabilities, needs, and potential of their ..."

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