seedtime


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seed·time

 (sēd′tīm′)
n.
1. A time for planting seeds.
2. A time when a cultural or political movement is beginning to develop: the seedtime of the revolution.

seedtime

(ˈsiːdˌtaɪm)
n
(Agriculture) the season when seeds are sown
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seedtime - any time of new development
phase, stage - any distinct time period in a sequence of events; "we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected"
2.seedtime - the time during which seeds should be planted
season - a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field; "he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company"; "she always looked forward to the avocado season"

seedtime

noun
The season of the year during which the weather becomes warmer and plants revive:
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The seedtime of the American Republic was marked by the emigration across the Atlantic of many parties to a lively debate that had been generated by the Protestant Reformation, which was further deepened in the British Isles as the Church of England subdivided into High Church and Puritan factions.
No matter which seedtime we belong to, as the breakneck pace of
We must turn to this biblical God of the rainbow, who took an oath with Noah and with the Earth, assuring that, "as long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease" (8:22).
It is always the law of seedtime and harvest,' he says.
The third stage is the one that the most important and the most complicated universal relations, namely the seedtime inherited from the past and carried on for the future.
Finger-nails, weaklings of seedtime, scratched the soil till by iron nails the toil was finished in the time of our need, the sublime circle of the cone's bottom [.
Chapter 8 concludes with a series of words that are meant to highlight opposites, either it is this or it is that: Seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night (Gen.
While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.
See DORMON, supra note 8, at 80 ("By 1966, the Cajun ethnic revitalization movement was on the verge of its seedtime if not its full bloom.
There is no assurance that later generations of humans will not meddle with seedtime and harvest (through genetically modified plants, nitrogen fertilizer, monocultures, etc.
An organised effort is, however, being made to speed up the seedtime.
Being a preacher, I think he would use as the basis the scriptural principle of seedtime and harvest.