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Synonyms for seed

Synonyms for seed

a fertilized plant ovule capable of germinating

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a propagative part of a plant

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a source of further growth and development

a group consisting of those descended directly from the same parents or ancestors

one's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation

the male fluid of fertilization

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to put (seeds) into the ground for growth

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a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

one of the outstanding players in a tournament

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anything that provides inspiration for later work

the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract

go to seed

help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money

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bear seeds

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place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth

distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds

sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain

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inoculate with microorganisms

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remove the seeds from

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However, the crystal still showed dislocations parallel to the c face that stemmed from dislocations in the seed crystal.
In the presence of a metal catalyst, such as nickel, and a diamond seed crystal, the CVD material dissolves into the catalyst and recrystallizes into gem-quality diamonds as big as pencil erasers.
A second, narrower rod acting as a seed crystal is dipped into the molten material, then slowly withdrawn at a rate of 1.
Contract awarded for Second seed crystal classroom and eating fire tube enlargement of a building and renovation construction
A tiny calcium-oxalate crystal, formed in the kidney from a chemical reaction between excreted calcium and oxalic acid (a component of such foods as spinach, rhubarb, celery and nuts), serves as the seed crystal around which a stone can develop in a high-sugar urine.
Contract awarded for Medicine and Dietary second seed crystal tube communicating enlargement of a building and renovation work
The bride's shoulder-length veil was trimmed in Alencon French lace with seed crystals.
5) Minerals can even be "cloned" (naturally or synthetically) through the mechanism of seed crystals around which new and larger crystals can grow.
A thin Boehmite layer was applied to the support surface before applying seed crystals to enhance the adherence between zeolite seed layer and boehmite layer by hydrogen bonding and also to increase the mechanical strength of the membrane layer.
Clouds at high altitude are a good example for this- they contain tiny droplets of water that, in the absence of seed crystals do not form ice despite the low temperatures.
The seed crystals were produced from 30 gram of Univar AR grade borax dissolved in 100 mL of Milli-Q water by heating up until 60[degree]C and filtered through filter paper.