competition

(redirected from competed)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

com·pe·ti·tion

(kom'pĕ-tish'ŭn),
The process by which the activity or presence of one substance interferes with, or suppresses, the activity of another substance with similar affinities.

competition

/com·pe·ti·tion/ (kom″pĕ-tish´un) the phenomenon in which two structurally similar molecules “compete” for a single binding site on a third molecule.compet´itive
antigenic competition  an altered response to an immunogen resulting from the simultaneous or close administration of two immunogens: the response to one is normal, while the response to the second is suppressed or diminished.

com·pe·ti·tion

(kom'pĕ-tish'ŭn)
The process by which the activity or presence of one substance interferes with, or suppresses, the activity of another substance with similar affinities.

competition

the interaction between organisms striving for the same end, including competition for resources (food, living space), mates, etc. Such interaction may adversely affect their growth and survival. See INTERSPECIFIC COMPETITION, INTRASPECIFIC COMPETITION.
References in periodicals archive ?
Her driving career began at 8, when she competed in the NHRA Junior Dragster League, where she posted 37 victories.
Some of the younger siblings of the members of the SCTC Midget Boys team also competed at the national event either as individuals or as part of another team.
Thirty athletes competed Saturday in the second annual Santa Clarita Valley Special Olympics cycling competition, featuring riders from age 11 to 57.
Brothers Joseph and Edmund Darko also competed in Oregon with Joseph running in the 80-meter hurdles and Edmund participating in the high jump.
Notable: Competed in 1999 and 2003 Pan American Games at outside hitter.
Sacred Heart's team, led by first-year coaches Theresa Stell and Judy Harbison, competed against 71 other schools at Loyola Marymount University.
It was the first time the pair had competed head-to-head since Jeff ran a limited late-model schedule at Yakima Speedway three years ago.