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The meaning of Plants

plɑːnt

Plants – definition

noun

A living organism of the kind exemplified by trees, shrubs, herbs, grasses, ferns, and mosses, typically growing in a permanent site, absorbing water and inorganic substances through its roots, and synthesizing nutrients in its leaves by photosynthesis using the green pigment chlorophyll.

Usage examples:

Eventually, it melts to supply water and nutrients to plants and aquatic organisms.
noun

A place where an industrial or manufacturing process takes place.

Usage examples:

A giant car plant
noun

A person placed in a group as a spy or informer.

Usage examples:

We thought he was a cia plant spreading disinformation
noun

A shot in which the cue ball is made to strike one of two touching or nearly touching balls with the result that the second is potted.

Usage examples:

He then pulls out an impeccable plant - one red off another - into the bottom left hand pocket.
verb

Put (a seed, bulb, or plant) in the ground so that it can grow.

Usage examples:

We planted a lot of fruit trees
verb

Set or place in a particular position.

Usage examples:

He planted himself squarely in front of her
noun

A living thing that usually produces seeds and typically has a stem, leaves, roots, and sometimes flowers

Usage examples:

We brought a house plant as a gift when we spent the weekend with our friend sylvia., a manufacturi…
noun

A factory or other place where goods are manufactured or resources such as energy are produced

Usage examples:

The city is considering shutting down a major power plant for environmental reasons., a series of r…
noun

A living thing that grows in earth, in water, or on other plants, usually has a stem, leaves, roots, and flowers, and produces seeds

Usage examples:

Native plants and animals, garden/greenhouse/indoor plants, a tomato plant
noun

Machines used in industry

Usage examples:

The industry was accused of having invested little in workers, plant, or infrastructure.
noun

A factory in which a particular product is made or power is produced

Usage examples:

Two more car-assembly plants were closed by the strike.
noun

A large, heavy machine or vehicle used in industry, for building roads, etc.

Usage examples:

The sign by the roadworks said "slow - heavy plant crossing"., the firm's main business was plant h…
noun

Something illegal or stolen that has been put secretly in a person's clothing or among the things that belong to them to make them seem guilty of a crime

Usage examples:

He insisted the money was a plant.
verb

To put a plant into the ground or into a container of soil so that it will grow

Usage examples:

We planted trees and bushes in our new garden., hyacinth bulbs planted in pots now will flower earl…
verb

If you plant a particular area, you put plants into the ground there

Usage examples:

The plot was surrounded by a stone wall and planted with flowering trees., a densely planted garden…
verb

To put something firmly and strongly in a particular place

Usage examples:

My brother planted himself on the sofa in front of the television., he planted a kiss on her forehe…
verb

To cause an idea or story to exist

Usage examples:

That incident planted doubts about him in my mind., who planted these rumours?
verb

To put something or someone in a position secretly, especially in order to deceive someone

Usage examples:

She insisted that the drugs had been planted on her without her knowledge.
verb

To put a bomb somewhere so that it will explode there

Usage examples:

The bomb was planted in the station waiting room.

Plants translation into English

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植物

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Planten

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Végétaux

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Pflanzen, Bepflanzung

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पौधे

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Impianti, Piante

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식물

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Растения

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Plantas

Word origin

Old English plante ‘seedling’, plantian (verb), from Latin planta ‘sprout, cutting’ (later influenced by French plante ) and plantare ‘plant, fix in a place’.

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