Cut plants are allowed to wilt, or become flaccid, before removal from the field, to prevent injury to the turgid leaves.
In addition to its usefulness in maintaining a turgid state of the young cells without which growth cannot proceed, water is itself a plant food-material and as absorbed from the soil contains dissolved in it all the mineral food constituents needed by plants for healthy nutrition.
To a sluggish river turgid with sand in the S.
This last is an account of the Battle of the Standard (1138), better known than the similar account by Richard of Hexham, but less trustworthy, and in places obscured by a peculiarly turgid rhetoric.
Clement professed to despite rhetoric, but was himself a rhetorician, and his style is turgid, involved and difficult.