plant

  • 1 plant — [ plɑ̃ ] n. m. • XIVe « action de planter »; de planter 1 ♦ Techn. Ensemble de végétaux de même espèce plantés dans un même terrain; le terrain ainsi planté. ⇒ pépinière, planche, plantation. Un plant d arbres, de rosiers. Acheter des plants chez …

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  • 2 Plant — Plant, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Planted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Planting}.] [AS. plantian, L. plantare. See {Plant}, n.] 1. To put in the ground and cover, as seed for growth; as, to plant maize. [1913 Webster] 2. To set in the ground for growth, as a… …

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  • 3 Plant — Plant, n. [AS. plante, L. planta.] 1. 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… …

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  • 4 Plant — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: David Plant (1783–1851), US amerikanischer Rechtsanwalt, Richter und Politiker Henry Bradley Plant (1819–1899), amerikanischer Eisenbahnmagnat Jane A. Plant (* 1945), britische Geochemikerin und Autorin… …

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  • 5 plant — Plant. s. m. Le sçion qu on tire d un arbre pour planter. Je voudrois bien avoir du plant de cet arbre là. plant de vigne. eslever du plant. En parlant de vigne, on appelle, Jeune plant, nouveau plant, Les vignes nouvellement plantées …

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  • 6 plant — ► NOUN 1) a living organism (such as a tree, grass, or fern) that absorbs water and inorganic substances through its roots and makes nutrients in its leaves by photosynthesis. 2) a place where an industrial or manufacturing process takes place.… …

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  • 7 plant — [n1] organism belonging to the vegetable kingdom annual, biennial, bush, creeper*, cutting*, flower, grass, greenery, herb, perennial, seedling, shoot, shrub, slip, sprout, tree, vine, weed; concept 429 Ant. animal plant [n2] factory and its… …

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  • 8 plant — Plant, m. Est un dessein en assiete sur rez de chaussée d un bastiment qu on veut eslever, Ichnographia, Ainsi Plant aussi se prend pour le fondement d un bastiment soit de pierre soit de bois, comme le plant et assiete du bauffroy est de telle… …

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  • 9 plant — [plant, plänt] n. [ME plante < OE < L planta, sprout, twig, prob. back form. < plantare, to smooth the soil for planting < planta, sole of the foot < IE * plat , var. of base * pla , broad, flat > PLAIN1] 1. any of a kingdom… …

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  • 10 Plant — Plant, v. i. To perform the act of planting. [1913 Webster] I have planted; Apollos watered. 1 Cor. iii. 6. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 plant — m. plant; bouture; cru …

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  • 12 plant — I (covertly place) verb bury, cache, camouflage, cloak, cover up, disguise, hide away, keep clandestine, keep hidden, keep secret, mantle, mask, obscure, put in concealment, put out of sight, render invisible, screen, secrete, shade, shroud, veil …

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  • 13 plant — (plant) any multicellular eukaryotic organism that performs photosynthesis to obtain its nutrition; plants comprise one of the five kingdoms in the most widely used classification of living organisms …

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  • 14 plant — Mot Monosíl·lab Nom masculí …

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  • 15 plant — plantable, adj. plantless, adj. plantlike, adj. /plant, plahnt/, n. 1. any member of the kingdom Plantae, comprising multicellular organisms that typically produce their own food from inorganic matter by the process of photosynthesis and that… …

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  • 16 Plant — For other uses, see Plant (disambiguation). Plants Temporal range: Early Cambrian to recent, but see text, 520–0 Ma …

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  • 17 plant — The assets of a business including land, buildings, machinery, and all equipment permanently employed. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * plant plant [plɑːnt ǁ plænt] noun MANUFACTURING 1. [uncountable] the machinery and equipment used in an… …

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  • 18 plant — con·tem·plant; in·tra·plant; plant·able; plant·age; plant·al; plant; plant·er; plant·less; plant·let; plant·ling; plant·ule; sup·plant; sup·plant·er; trans·plant·able; trans·plant·er; un·plant; im·plant·able; pre·plant; ex·plant; im·plant;… …

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  • 19 plant — (plan ; le t ne se prononce pas et ne se lie pas : un plan excellent ; au pluriel, l s se lie des plan z excellents) s. m. 1°   Jeune tige nouvellement plantée. •   Je vous avais plantée comme une vigne choisie, où je n avais mis que de bon plant …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 20 plant — I n. shrub, bush 1) to grow plants 2) to water a plant 3) an annual; biennial; climbing; decorative; exotic; perennial; tropical plant 4) a plant grows factory utility 5) to manage, operate, run a plant 6) a power plant buildings equipment 7)… …

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