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Synonyms for plant

Synonyms for plant

a building or complex in which an industry is located

to put (seeds) into the ground for growth


to put or keep out of sight

Synonyms for plant

(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience

something planted secretly for discovery by another

put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground

fix or set securely or deeply

place into a river

place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive

put firmly in the mind

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The embryo, in its plantlike state, does not yet count as an individual animal; it is matter in the process of acquiring its proper form.
Low on the reef's food chain are algae, plantlike organisms that convert sunlight to food.
His work is sometimes marred by its start-and-stop nature, but Kozias fine points are potent and true: vertiginous leans in tours en l'air and attitudes, contrasts such as bourrees rising to Fifth on pointe right through the feet, all plantlike pliancy, foiled by slack, emotionless arms, and an endless kiss that is all mouth, no limbs, the yearning to connect at odds with an environment that denies it.
Sleep can also be plantlike passivity: "We, plants" ("Limite/Grenzen").
Central to the aesthetic was organic fluidity, evoked by the plantlike or serpentine curves that are its hallmark.
Asian carp--which have big appetites--eat up tiny plantlike organisms in the water.
In body plan, jellyfish resemble the largely sessile, almost plantlike sea anemones, corals and other cnidarians: a group that dates back at least 550 million years.
NASA scientists investigating the Arctic Ocean have discovered blooms of microscopic plantlike organisms thriving beneath the ice that were previously hidden from scientists and the rest of the world.
Percent of Total Known Marine Species by Taxonomic Group Taxonomic Group Percent CRUSTACEANS (lobsters, shrimp, krill) 19 MOLLUSKS (squid, clams, snails) 17 FISH (cod, catfish, tuna) 12 ALGAE (and other plantlike organisms) 10 PROTOZOA (unicellular microorganisms) 10 CNIDARIANS (jellyfish, corals, hydra) 5 ECHINODERMS (starfish, sea urchins, sea cucumbers) OTHER VERTEBRATES (seals, seabirds, turtles) 2 OTHER INVERTEBRATES (sponges, sea squirts, worms) 22 SOURCE: CENSUS OF MARINE LIFE
She drew phantasmagoric creatures, chimerical beasts with transparent organs and multiple appendages, plantlike abstractions, oneiric forms, amoebic shapes whose fractal membranes are filled in with multiple recurring motifs: spirals, scales, eyes, dots, beaks, claws, conical tails, leaflike indents.
It includes all of the single-celled organisms, some of which are plantlike, some animal-like, and others different from either plants or animals.
But the microbe behaves in both plantlike and animallike ways during the course of its 24 distinct life stages.
Small plantlike organisms, lichens once were found in every corner of the world.
Take the stories of the ant that "inhales a spore," causing it to grow a plantlike stalk out of its head or the insect that has adapted to its surroundings by imitating the sound made by an indigenous rock.