What does Plants mean?

Definitions for Plants
plants

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Plants.


Did you actually mean plantago or plant tissue?

Wikipedia

  1. plants

    Plants are predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae. Historically, the plant kingdom encompassed all living things that were not animals, and included algae and fungi; however, all current definitions of Plantae exclude the fungi and some algae, as well as the prokaryotes (the archaea and bacteria). By one definition, plants form the clade Viridiplantae (Latin name for "green plants") which is sister of the Glaucophyta, and consists of the green algae and Embryophyta (land plants). The latter includes the flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms, ferns and their allies, hornworts, liverworts, and mosses. Most plants are multicellular organisms. Green plants obtain most of their energy from sunlight via photosynthesis by primary chloroplasts that are derived from endosymbiosis with cyanobacteria. Their chloroplasts contain chlorophylls a and b, which gives them their green color. Some plants are parasitic or mycotrophic and have lost the ability to produce normal amounts of chlorophyll or to photosynthesize, but still have flowers, fruits, and seeds. Plants are characterized by sexual reproduction and alternation of generations, although asexual reproduction is also common. There are about 320,000 known species of plants, of which the great majority, some 260,000–290,000, produce seeds. Green plants provide a substantial proportion of the world's molecular oxygen, and are the basis of most of Earth's ecosystems. Plants that produce grain, fruit, and vegetables also form basic human foods and have been domesticated for millennia. Plants have many cultural and other uses, as ornaments, building materials, writing material and, in great variety, they have been the source of medicines and psychoactive drugs. The scientific study of plants is known as botany, a branch of biology.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Plants

    Multicellular, eukaryotic life forms of the kingdom Plantae. They are characterized by a mainly photosynthetic mode of nutrition; essentially unlimited growth at localized regions of cell divisions (MERISTEMS); cellulose within cells providing rigidity; the absence of organs of locomotion; absence of nervous and sensory systems; and an alteration of haploid and diploid generations.

Editors Contribution

  1. plantsnoun

    Plural noun and verb form of the word plant.

    My mother has a number of plants.


    Submitted by MaryC on December 9, 2015  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. PLANTS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Plants is ranked #29581 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Plants surname appeared 797 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Plants.

    95.8% or 764 total occurrences were White.
    2.3% or 19 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 5 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Plants' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1411

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Plants' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2724

How to pronounce Plants?

How to say Plants in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Plants in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Plants in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Plants in a Sentence

  1. Per Vegard Nerseth:

    The automation of China's production plants has just started, we have witnessed swift, almost explosive growth over the last two or three years, surpassing even our expectations.

  2. Majed Ali:

    We were living on tree leaves, on plants, but now we are struggling in a snow storm and there are no more plants or leaves, i was 114 kilos before the siege. Now I am 80.

  3. Jaclyn Chasse:

    Plants are very potent as medicine, the story exemplifies a really sad example of how some plants, when they're misused or using the wrong plant, can be incredibly harmful.

  4. Zhou Junjia:

    There are so many plants that are having to cut or stop production, in Tangshan, there are just too many plants selling steel products. We travel around to customers and to big steel markets in other large cities and no one is buying.

  5. D. H. Lawrence:

    Brute force crushes many plants. Yet the plants rise again. The Pyramids will not last a moment compared with the daisy. And before Buddha or Jesus spoke the nightingale sang, and long after the words of Jesus and Buddha are gone into oblivion the nightingale still will sing. Because it is neither preaching nor commanding nor urging. It is just singing. And in the beginning was not a Word, but a chirrup.

Popularity rank by frequency of use

Plants#1#2240#10000

Translations for Plants

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Plants »

Translation

Find a translation for the Plants definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Plants." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 23 Jun 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Plants>.

Discuss these Plants definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good definition for Plants? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Image or illustration of

    Plants

    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
    A aculeate
    B eminent
    C appellative
    D eloquent

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Plants: