The main, often long or slender part of a plant that usually grows upward above the ground and supports other parts, such as branches and leaves. Plants have evolved a number of tissue arrangements in the stem. Seedless vascular plants (such as mosses and ferns) have primary vascular tissue in an inner core, a cylindrical ring, or individual strands scattered amid the ground tissue. In eudicots, magnoliids, and conifers, the stem develops a continuous cylindrical layer or a ring of separate bundles of vascular tissue (including secondary vascular tissue) embedded in the ground tissue. In monocots and some herbaceous eudicots, individual strands of primary vascular tissue are scattered in the ground tissue.
To give or get clearance for
A primitive word, from which other words spring.
(Zool.) The rootlike, attached portion of a hydroid colony
(Slang) To obtain by importunity:
To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
Significance or importance:
The definition of annihilate means to completely destroy.
Plant means to put something in the ground.
A person appointed by the court to manage a part or all of the assets and liabilities of an intestate or of a testator who has no executor. In many states, the person can be a man or a woman, but in the others, the term refers to a male, while a female who is appointed to perform these duties is called an administratrix. See also administrator ad litem and ancillary administrator.
A person or thing from which something comes into being or is derived or obtained:
Stalkless and attached directly at the base, as certain kinds of leaves and fruit.
The definition of a bulb is an underground bud of a plant, or something resembling its rounded or elongated shape.
(Botany) The part of a plant embryo that develops into a root.
The main root in gymnosperms, eudicotyledons, and magnoliids, usually stouter than the lateral roots and growing straight downward from the stem. The taproot develops from the primary root. The taproot and its lateral roots penetrate deeper into the soil than the fibrous roots characteristic of monocotyledons.
A swollen, fleshy, usually underground outgrowth of the stem or rhizome of a plant, such as the potato, bearing buds from which new plant shoots arise.
The number that is raised to a particular power in a given mathematical expression. In the expression an, a is the base.
A set of independent vectors whose linear combinations define a vector space, such as a reference frame used to establish a coordinate system.
To place (something) on or upon a foundation; base
To live or hide in or as in a burrow
(Sports) To pass (a ball or puck) toward the center of a playing area.
Cheer means to comfort, encourage or bring joy.
To arrange hastily:
Core is defined as to remove the seeds and fibrous insides of fruit.
To obtain or find by an action similar to digging:
To give support to; foster:
Entrench is defined as to surround or securely establish, or to invade personal space.
To eradicate is defined as to completely destroy or wipe something out.
To destroy or remove completely; exterminate; abolish
To force (oneself) on or upon another in an annoying way
To heart something is defined as to love it.
The solid central part of a comet, typically several kilometers in diameter and composed of ice, frozen gases, and embedded chunks of rock and dust. It is the permanent part of a comet from which the coma and tail are generated as the comet approaches the Sun.
The point at which the axes of a Cartesian coordinate system intersect. The coordinates of the origin are (0,0) in two dimensions and (0,0,0) in three dimensions.
To become more and more dignified or forcible; to increase in interest or power; said of style, thought, or discourse.
(Nautical) To search a vessel for smuggled goods.
1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.35:
To be separated from a solution or mixture as a sediment.
Such a growth from the germinating seed of any of various plants, as alfalfa or mung beans, eaten as a vegetable, as in salads or Asian dishes
In calculus, the slope of the tangent line to a curve at a particular point on the curve. Since a curve represents a function, its derivative can also be thought of as the rate of change of the corresponding function at the given point. Derivatives are computed using differentiation.
(Law, dated) The essential ground for action in a suit, without which there is no cause of action.
A small amount of something, especially when potentially developing into something else:
Marrow is defined as an innermost, choice part, especially the fatty tissue inside bones.
A small piece
The spongy interior substance of a feather.
The pure, highly concentrated essence of a thing.
The Holy Spirit.
Abstract substance or character.
The main claim or most important aspect of a complaint against a defendant.
A fundamental principle or underlying concept
(Biol.) An incompletely developed organ or part; specif., a vestigial organ or part with no functional activity; vestige
(Old Poet.) A fountain or spring
The definition of a parent is a mother or father.
Well is a wish of good fortune.
A point at which rays of light or other radiation converge or from which they appear to diverge, as after refraction or reflection in an optical system:
The most personal and sensitive aspect of the emotions:
The definition of a theme is a topic, a recurring idea or a short melody.
To fix in the mind, memory, etc.
To influence the outcome or actions of (something) by improper or unlawful means:
The definition of infix is to fasten or insert.
To make something deeply part of something else, either literally or figuratively.
To live (with another or in another's home) as a paying guest
To develop or give form to according to a plan or process; create:
To bring about; generate or effect:
To touch or reach the ground.
To rely; depend
Underpin is defined as to support, particularly from below.
To destroy all traces of.
To do away with as if by effacing; destroy
To kill a living being.
To remove or force from home or native land
The most central and material part
Something in addition; excess; surplus
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
The main part of a word to which affixes are attached
To be disposed of by sale:
In UNIX, it is the superuser or administrator account having complete control over everything in the machine. In UNIX, it is the superuser or administrator account having complete control over everything in the machine. Graham, R. Hacking Lexicon. [Online, 2001.] Robert Graham Website. http://www.linuxsecurity.com/resource_files/documentation/hacking-dict.html.
(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
An earlier form of a word in the same language or in an ancestor language. For example, Indo-European *duwo and Old English twā are etymons of Modern English two.
The state of being dissolved:
Origin or establishment:
Any person from whom one is descended, esp. one earlier in a family line than a grandparent; forefather; forebear
Being in control; superiority, or commanding influence; ascendency.
Antecedent means a person who was born before you in your family.
become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
One whose descent can be traced to a particular individual or group:
To contribute in some way to.
To arrange or agree to:
Praise is defined as to give someone approval, or to thank God.
(Bot.) Any of the thin-walled, hairlike tubular outgrowths from a growing root, which serve to absorb water and minerals from the soil
Some inner drive, impulse, intention, etc. that causes a person to do something or act in a certain way; incentive; goal
Of a problem, that continues over an extended period of time.
Firmly established, as in a habit or condition; habitual
Firmly in position; stationary:
That cannot be eradicated
The definition of ingrained is a firmly and deeply belief or idea, or something worked into the fiber.
A short or stunted branch of a tree.
A plant part that usually grows underground, secures the plant in place, absorbs minerals and water, and stores food manufactured by leaves and other plant parts. Roots grow in a root system. Eudicots and magnoliids have a central, longer, and larger taproot with many narrower lateral roots branching off, while monocots have a mass of threadlike fibrous roots , which are roughly the same length and remain close to the surface of the soil. In vascular plants, roots usually consist of a central cylinder of vascular tissue, surrounded by the pericycle and endodermis, then a thick layer of cortex, and finally an outer epidermis or (in woody plants) periderm. Only finer roots (known as feeder roots) actively take up water and minerals, generally in the uppermost meter of soil. These roots absorb minerals primarily through small epidermal structures known as root hairs. In certain plants, adventitious roots grow out from the stem above ground as aerial roots or prop roots, bending down into the soil, to facilitate the exchange of gases or increase support. Certain plants (such as the carrot and beet) have fleshy storage roots with abundant parenchyma in their vascular tissues.
the part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support
To rout is to dig up or turn over ground.
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