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Plant (IPA: /ˈpɫænt/)


Plant (n.)

A vegetable; an organized living being, generally without feeling and voluntary motion, and having, when complete, a root, stem, and leaves, though consisting sometimes only of a single leafy expansion, or a series of cellules, or even a single cellule.

Plant (n.)

A bush, or young tree; a sapling; hence, a stick or staff.

Plant (n.)

The sole of the foot.

Plant (n.)

The whole machinery and apparatus employed in carrying on a trade or mechanical business; also, sometimes including real estate, and whatever represents investment of capital in the means of carrying on a business, but not including material worked upon or finished products; as, the plant of a foundry, a mill, or a railroad.

Plant (n.)

A plan; an artifice; a swindle; a trick.

Plant (n.)

An oyster which has been bedded, in distinction from one of natural growth.

Plant (n.)

A young oyster suitable for transplanting.

Plant (n.)

To put in the ground and cover, as seed for growth; as, to plant maize.

Plant (n.)

To set in the ground for growth, as a young tree, or a vegetable with roots.

Plant (n.)

To furnish, or fit out, with plants; as, to plant a garden, an orchard, or a forest.

Plant (n.)

To engender; to generate; to set the germ of.

Plant (n.)

To furnish with a fixed and organized population; to settle; to establish; as, to plant a colony.

Plant (n.)

To introduce and establish the principles or seeds of; as, to plant Christianity among the heathen.

Plant (n.)

To set firmly; to fix; to set and direct, or point; as, to plant cannon against a fort; to plant a standard in any place; to plant one's feet on solid ground; to plant one's fist in another's face.

Plant (n.)

To set up; to install; to instate.

Plant (v. i.)

To perform the act of planting.

Plant

Multicellular eukaryote of the kingdom Plantae

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Term in control theory

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Human settlement in Italy

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Painting by Tiina Mielonen

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Painting by Hans van Hoek

Plant Synonyms

Flora, Plant Life

Plant Synonyms

Industrial Plant, Works

Plant Synonyms

Institut, Establish, Found, Constitute

Plant Synonyms

Embed, Engraft, Implant, Imbe

Plant Synonyms

Implant

Plant Synonyms

Set

PLANT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Plantaris

Plant (Last Name / Surname)

Plant is the #5,890 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 5,858 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Plant in Spanish is Planta

Tagalog Translation

Plant in Tagalog is Halaman

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk." - Ronald Reagan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged bosom." - William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Deadly nightshade is the only plant I have ever been able to get to grow for me." - James Nicoll

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Ethan: And yet, if I were to sneak in at night and plant an axe into your skull, I would go to jail. How is that justice?!" - Ctrl+Alt+Del

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil." - John Milton


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