germination


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germinate
germination of a bean seed

ger·mi·nate

 (jûr′mə-nāt′)
v. ger·mi·nat·ed, ger·mi·nat·ing, ger·mi·nates
v.tr.
To cause to sprout or grow.
v.intr.
1. To begin to sprout or grow.
2. To come into existence: An idea germinated in his mind.

[Latin germināre, germināt-, to sprout, from germen, germin-, sprout, bud; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

ger′mi·na′tion n.
ger′mi·na′tive adj.
ger′mi·na′tor n.
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germination
germination of a bean seed

ger·mi·na·tion

(jûr′mə-nā′shən)
The beginning of growth, as of a seed, spore, or bud. The germination of most seeds and spores occurs in response to warmth and water.

germinate verb

germination

The start of the development of a plant from seed or spore.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.germination - the process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to growgermination - the process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
2.germination - the origin of some development; "the germination of their discontent"
inception, origination, origin - an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events
Translations
إنْبات
klíčení
spiring
csírázáskicsírázás
spírun
klíčenie
filizlenmegelişme

germination

[ˌdʒɜːmɪˈneɪʃən] Ngerminación f

germination

[ˌdʒɜːrmɪˈneɪʃən] ngermination fgerm warfare nguerre f bactériologique

germination

n (lit)Keimung f; (fig)Aufkeimen nt (geh)

germination

[dʒɜːmɪˈneɪʃn] ngerminazione f

germinate

(ˈdʒəːmineit) verb
to (cause eg a seed to) begin to grow.
ˌgermiˈnation noun

ger·mi·nation

n. germinación, brote de una planta o desarrollo de una persona o animal.
References in classic literature ?
The result was that 18/98 of his seeds floated for 42 days, and were then capable of germination. But I do not doubt that plants exposed to the waves would float for a less time than those protected from violent movement as in our experiments.
But the following fact is more important: the crops of birds do not secrete gastric juice, and do not in the least injure, as I know by trial, the germination of seeds; now after a bird has found and devoured a large supply of food, it is positively asserted that all the grains do not pass into the gizzard for 12 or even 18 hours.
A particularly fine spring came round, and the stir of germination was almost audible in the buds; it moved her, as it moved the wild animals, and made her passionate to go.
These were of a character to force into germination whatever seeds of hereditary superstition lay latent in my bosom.
"In time of peace prepare for war" has a deeper meaning than is commonly discerned; it means, not merely that all things earthly have an end -- that change is the one immutable and eternal law -- but that the soil of peace is thickly sown with the seeds of war and singularly suited to their germination and growth.
I drop it into your brains and await its germination. Is it illuminative?
Is it not that the soul puts forth friends as the tree puts forth leaves, and presently, by the germination of new buds, extrudes the old leaf?
We were put into our bodies, as fire is put into a pan to be carried about; but there is no accurate adjustment between the spirit and the organ, much less is the latter the germination of the former.
Seed germination and seedling growth are two critical stages for the establishment of crops and are the most sensitive stages to salinity (FULLER et al., 2012).
Keywords: Carthamus tinctorius L., germination, emergence, accelerated ageing, cold test.
On the other hand, the germination delay allows the peripheral one to increase its temporal spread.
Fur-free cotton seed be sown on ridges at the rate of 4.5 kilogram per acre in case of 90 per cent germination strength, five kilogram per acre in case of 75 per cent germination, and 5.5 kilogram per acre in case of 60 per cent germination strength.