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veg·e·tate

 (vĕj′ĭ-tāt′)
v. veg·e·tat·ed, veg·e·tat·ing, veg·e·tates
v.intr.
1. To grow or sprout as a plant does.
2. Medicine To grow pathologically on a body part, as a wartlike lesion on a heart valve.
3.
a. To exist in a state of physical or mental inactivity: He was just vegetating in his parents' house all winter.
b. To engage in relaxing or passive activities, such as watching television: stayed home and vegetated last night.
v.tr.
To grow over or cover with vegetation: a dune that is vegetated.

[Latin vegetāre, vegetāt-, to enliven; see vegetable.]
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vegetated

(ˈvɛdʒɪteɪtɪd)
adj
covered with plants and trees
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Translations

vegetated

[ˈvedʒɪteɪtɪd] ADJ the land is sparsely vegetatedla tierra tiene escasa vegetación
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References in classic literature ?
vegetated as it did, more unfortunate, for he had life and thought, and he hoped and despaired by turns.
Have you, then, madame, no compassion for your servants who for twenty years have vegetated in obscurity, without betraying in a single sigh the solemn and sacred secrets they have had the honor to share with you?
For instance, a bulb of Hippeastrum aulicum produced four flowers; three were fertilised by Herbert with their own pollen, and the fourth was subsequently fertilised by the pollen of a compound hybrid descended from three other and distinct species: the result was that 'the ovaries of the three first flowers soon ceased to grow, and after a few days perished entirely, whereas the pod impregnated by the pollen of the hybrid made vigorous growth and rapid progress to maturity, and bore good seed, which vegetated freely.' In a letter to me, in 1839, Mr.
Roker; and, by the time he lay down upon it at night, was as much at home as if he had been bred in the prison, and his whole family had vegetated therein for three generations.
While some spots had been successfully covered over the years, there remained large bare or sparsely vegetated patches that were susceptible to wind erosion.
This month's article about vegetated roofs (page 26) will help you to evaluate the bumper crop of sustainability and cost benefits that a green roof can provide.
Argon Avenue (at Lodenquai Lane): Crews will be placing soil in the vegetated planters and cleaning up the site.
Significant greening of up to one-half of the Earth's vegetated lands due to increased C[O.sub.2] fertilization has been shown by a study from an international team of 32 authors from 24 institutions in eight countries, published in the journal Nature Climate Change.
From 1979 to 2013, the duration of wildfire seasons increased across 25.3 percent of Earth's vegetated surface, with net gains on every continent except Australia and Antarctica, researchers report online July 14 in Nature Communications.
The researchers found that fire weather seasons have lengthened across one quarter of Earth's vegetated surface.
In winter, bluegills and anglers were concentrated in shallow vegetated bays and nearshore areas.