vernalize


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ver·nal·i·za·tion

 (vûr′nə-lĭ-zā′shən)
n.
1. The induction of flowering by prolonged exposure to low temperatures, as during the winter in a temperate climate.
2. The exposure of seeds or plants to low temperatures in order to induce or hasten flowering.

ver′nal·ize′ v.

vernalize

(ˈvɜːnəˌlaɪz) or

vernalise

vb
1. (Agriculture) to subject ungerminated or germinating seeds to low temperatures, which is essential for many (plants) of temperate environments to ensure germination in some species and flowering in others
2. (Horticulture) to subject ungerminated or germinating seeds to low temperatures, which is essential for many (plants) of temperate environments to ensure germination in some species and flowering in others
ˌvernaliˈzation, ˌvernaliˈsation n

vernalize


Past participle: vernalized
Gerund: vernalizing

Imperative
vernalize
vernalize
Present
I vernalize
you vernalize
he/she/it vernalizes
we vernalize
you vernalize
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Preterite
I vernalized
you vernalized
he/she/it vernalized
we vernalized
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Present Continuous
I am vernalizing
you are vernalizing
he/she/it is vernalizing
we are vernalizing
you are vernalizing
they are vernalizing
Present Perfect
I have vernalized
you have vernalized
he/she/it has vernalized
we have vernalized
you have vernalized
they have vernalized
Past Continuous
I was vernalizing
you were vernalizing
he/she/it was vernalizing
we were vernalizing
you were vernalizing
they were vernalizing
Past Perfect
I had vernalized
you had vernalized
he/she/it had vernalized
we had vernalized
you had vernalized
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Future
I will vernalize
you will vernalize
he/she/it will vernalize
we will vernalize
you will vernalize
they will vernalize
Future Perfect
I will have vernalized
you will have vernalized
he/she/it will have vernalized
we will have vernalized
you will have vernalized
they will have vernalized
Future Continuous
I will be vernalizing
you will be vernalizing
he/she/it will be vernalizing
we will be vernalizing
you will be vernalizing
they will be vernalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been vernalizing
you have been vernalizing
he/she/it has been vernalizing
we have been vernalizing
you have been vernalizing
they have been vernalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been vernalizing
you will have been vernalizing
he/she/it will have been vernalizing
we will have been vernalizing
you will have been vernalizing
they will have been vernalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been vernalizing
you had been vernalizing
he/she/it had been vernalizing
we had been vernalizing
you had been vernalizing
they had been vernalizing
Conditional
I would vernalize
you would vernalize
he/she/it would vernalize
we would vernalize
you would vernalize
they would vernalize
Past Conditional
I would have vernalized
you would have vernalized
he/she/it would have vernalized
we would have vernalized
you would have vernalized
they would have vernalized