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Synonyms for arborescent

resembling a tree in form and branching structure

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an arborescent monocotyledon with secondary growth from the Middle Miocene of Northwestern Nevada, U.
Protect the stability of the substratum on the valley sides supporting the following Annex I-listed habitats: Arborescent matorral with Laurus nobilis, Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines, Olea and Ceratonia forests, and Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests;
Unlike woody trees that increase in diameter over time, the stems of arborescent palms, such as coconut trees, maintain similar diameters throughout their lifetimes.
30) Deleuze and Guattari describe the rhizome as a root-like system of multiplicities, in contrast to an arborescent system, which operates by the binary logic of dialectics and representations (Plateaus 8).
All of the experimental and control coatings examined were heavily fouled with barnacles, but also included a variety of arborescent and encrusting bryozoans, oysters, sponge and calcareous and soft tubeworms.
To explore plants' natural mechanics, Professor Gibson focused on three main plant materials: woods, such as cedar and oak; parenchyma cells, which are found in fruits and root vegetables; and arborescent palm stems, such as coconut trees.
It is important to note that for Deleuze and Guattari arborescent and rhizomatic models are not pure oppositions neither in time, nor in location.
A small sample of the individual chapter topics includes arborescent polymers with a mesoscopic scale, living polymerization of ylides, highly branched functional polymer architectures using click chemistry, and precision polyolefins.
5) The types of reductions that he analyses--not only from the continuous to the discrete, but from the problematic to the axiomatic, the intensive to the extensive, the nonmetric to the metric, the nondenumerable to the denumerable, the rhizomatic to the arborescent, the smooth to the striated, and so on--while interrelated, are not identical, and each would have to be analyzed on its own account.
In place of the arborescent tree structure of knowledge, Deleuze and Guattari (1987) proposed the notion of a rhizome, which grows or moves in messy and unpredictable ways.
By the same token, it seems arbitrary to bring Deleuze and Guattari's rhizomatic versus arborescent structures, "bodies-without-organs" and "animal-becomings" to bear upon The Emigrants and The Rings of Saturn, as do both Osborne and Peter Arnd, in "While the Hidden Horrors of History are Briefly Illuminated: The Poetics of Wandering in Austerlitz and Die Ringe des Saturn.
Of course, this adult or arborescent growth on Hedera species normally only occurs at the extremities of the growth in full sun, at the top of a wall or at the top of a tree and so we seldom see this process going on.
In either case, the resulting form is arborescent and organic
Alongside the Colorado River, dense riparian thickets of desert-willows (Chilopsis linearis) grow, along with other trees and arborescent shrubs, which are being displaced by introduced Tamarix.
connections, while an arborescent model works with vertical and linear