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root system

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1. All of the roots of a plant.
2. The arrangement of the roots of a plant: a branched root system.
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Noun1.root system - a developed system of rootsroot system - a developed system of roots    
system, scheme - a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole; "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going"
root - (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
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More generally, the number of roots in the root lattice [T.
Shioda, A uniform construction of the root lattices E6, E7, E8 and their dual lattices, Proc.
In the next three paragraphs, first is listed which algorithms we have (to date), then a definition of root lattice is presented, and lastly the results of Section 2.
We denote the arithmetic Tutte generating functions of the root systems with respect to the integer, weight, and root lattices by [[PSI].
Designed for advanced mathematics and physics students, this book explores the theories of Minkowski and Voronoi in unprecedented depth, revealing new applications to the properties of exceptional structures such as root lattices and the Leech lattice.
Many very efficient algorithms are available for ML decoding some well known are root lattices & leech lattice decoders[16].