Definitions for TREE
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word TREE.
a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
tree, tree diagramnoun
a figure that branches from a single root
Tree, Sir Herbert Beerbohm Treeverb
English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917)
force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
plant with trees
"this lot should be treed so that the house will be shaded in summer"
chase an animal up a tree
"the hunters treed the bear with dogs and killed it"; "her dog likes to tree squirrels"
stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree
A large plant, not exactly defined, but typically over four meters in height, a single trunk which grows in girth with age and branches (which also grow in circumference with age).
Any plant that is reminiscent of the above but not classified as a tree in the strict botanical sense: for example the banana "tree".
An object made from a tree trunk and having multiple hooks or storage platforms.
He had the choice of buying a scratching post or a cat tree.
A device used to hold or stretch a shoe open.
He put a shoe tree in each of his shoes.
The structural frame of a saddle.
A connected graph with no cycles or, equivalently, a connected graph with n vertices and n-1 edges.
A recursive data structure in which each node has zero or more nodes as children.
A display or listing of entries or elements such that there are primary and secondary entries shown, usually linked by drawn lines or by indenting to the right.
We'll show it as a tree list.
Any structure or construct having branches akin to (1).
To chase (an animal or person) up a tree.
The dog treed the cat.
To place upon a tree; to fit with a tree; to stretch upon a tree.
to tree a boot
The structure or wooden frame used in the construction of a saddle used in horse riding.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: trie, Islandick; tree, Danish.
Trees and shrubs, of our native growth in England, are distinguished by Ray.
1. Such as have their flowers disjointed and remote from the fruit; and these are,
1. Nuciferous ones; as, the walnut tree, the hazel-nut tree, the beach, the chesnut, and the common oak.
2. Coniferous ones; of this kind are the Scotch firs, male and female; the pine, the common alder tree, and the birch tree.
3. Bacciferous; as, the juniper and yew trees.
4. Lanigerous ones; as, the black, white, and trembling poplar, willows, and osiers of all kinds.
5. Such as bear their seeds, having an imperfect flower, in leafy membranes; as, the horse-bean.
6. Such as have their fruits and flowers contiguous; of these some are pomiferous; as, apples and pears: and some bacciferous; as, the sorb or service tree, the white or hawthorn, the wild rose, sweet brier, currants, the great bilbery bush, honeysuckle, joy. Pruniferous ones, whose fruit is pretty large and soft, with a stone in the middle; as, the black-thorn or sloe tree, the black and white bullace tree, the black cherry, &c. Bacciferous ones; as, the strawberry tree in the west of Ireland, misletoe, water elder, the dwarf, a large laurel, the viburnum or way-fairing tree, the dog-berry tree, the sea black thorn, the berry-bearing elder, the privet barberry, common elder, the holy, the buckthorn, the berry-bearing heath, the bramble, and spindle tree or prickwood. Such as have their fruit dry when ripe; as, the bladder nut tree, the box tree, the common elm and ash, the maple, the gaule or sweet willow, common heath, broom, dyers wood, furze or gorse, the lime tree, &c. Philip Miller.
Sometime we see a cloud that’s dragonish,
A forked mountain, or blue promontory
With trees upon’t, that nod unto the world,
And mock our eyes with air. William Shakespeare, Ant. and Cleopatra.
Who can bid the tree unfix his earth-bound root. William Shakespeare.
It is pleasant to look upon a tree in Summer covered with green leaves, decked with blossoms, or laden with fruit, and casting a pleasant shade: but to consider how this tree sprang from a little seed, how nature shaped and fed it till it came to this greatness, is a more rational pleasure. Burnet.
Trees shoot up in one great stem, and at a good distance from the earth, spread into branches: thus gooseberries are shrubs, and oaks are trees. John Locke.
Vain are their hopes who fancy to inherit,
By trees of pedigrees, or fame or merit:
Though plodding heralds through each branch may trace
Old captains and dictators of their race. Dryden.
In botany, a tree is a perennial plant with an elongated stem, or trunk, usually supporting branches and leaves. In some usages, the definition of a tree may be narrower, including only woody plants with secondary growth, plants that are usable as lumber or plants above a specified height. In wider definitions, the taller palms, tree ferns, bananas, and bamboos are also trees. Trees are not a taxonomic group but include a variety of plant species that have independently evolved a trunk and branches as a way to tower above other plants to compete for sunlight. The majority of tree species are angiosperms or hardwoods; of the rest, many are gymnosperms or softwoods. Trees tend to be long-lived, some reaching several thousand years old. Trees have been in existence for 370 million years. It is estimated that there are around three trillion mature trees in the world. A tree typically has many secondary branches supported clear of the ground by the trunk. This trunk typically contains woody tissue for strength, and vascular tissue to carry materials from one part of the tree to another. For most trees it is surrounded by a layer of bark which serves as a protective barrier. Below the ground, the roots branch and spread out widely; they serve to anchor the tree and extract moisture and nutrients from the soil. Above ground, the branches divide into smaller branches and shoots. The shoots typically bear leaves, which capture light energy and convert it into sugars by photosynthesis, providing the food for the tree's growth and development. Trees usually reproduce using seeds. Flowers and fruit may be present, but some trees, such as conifers, instead have pollen cones and seed cones. Palms, bananas, and bamboos also produce seeds, but tree ferns produce spores instead. Trees play a significant role in reducing erosion and moderating the climate. They remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and store large quantities of carbon in their tissues. Trees and forests provide a habitat for many species of animals and plants. Tropical rainforests are among the most biodiverse habitats in the world. Trees provide shade and shelter, timber for construction, fuel for cooking and heating, and fruit for food as well as having many other uses. In parts of the world, forests are shrinking as trees are cleared to increase the amount of land available for agriculture. Because of their longevity and usefulness, trees have always been revered, with sacred groves in various cultures, and they play a role in many of the world's mythologies.
any perennial woody plant of considerable size (usually over twenty feet high) and growing with a single trunk
something constructed in the form of, or considered as resembling, a tree, consisting of a stem, or stock, and branches; as, a genealogical tree
a piece of timber, or something commonly made of timber; -- used in composition, as in axletree, boottree, chesstree, crosstree, whiffletree, and the like
a cross or gallows; as Tyburn tree
a mass of crystals, aggregated in arborescent forms, obtained by precipitation of a metal from solution. See Lead tree, under Lead
to drive to a tree; to cause to ascend a tree; as, a dog trees a squirrel
to place upon a tree; to fit with a tree; to stretch upon a tree; as, to tree a boot. See Tree, n., 3
In botany, a tree is a plant with an elongated stem, or trunk, supporting leaves or branches. In some usages, the definition of a tree may be narrower, including only woody plants, only plants that are usable as lumber, only plants above a specified height or only perennial species. At its broadest, trees include the taller palms, the tree ferns, bananas and bamboo. A tree typically has many secondary branches supported clear of the ground by the trunk. This trunk typically contains woody tissue for strength, and vascular tissue to carry materials from one part of the tree to another. For most trees it is surrounded by a layer of bark which serves as a protective barrier. Below the ground, the roots branch and spread out widely; they serve to anchor the tree and extract moisture and nutrients from the soil. Above ground, the branches divide into smaller branches and shoots. The shoots typically bear leaves, which capture light energy and convert it into chemical energy by photosynthesis, providing the food needed by the tree for its growth and development. Flowers and fruit may also be present, but some trees such as conifers instead have pollen cones and seed cones, and others such as tree ferns produce spores instead.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
trē, n. a plant having a single trunk, woody, branched, and of a large size: anything like a tree: wood, as in the compounds axle-tree, saddle-tree, &c.: a cudgel: (B.) a cross.—v.t. to drive into a tree, to corner: to form on a tree.—v.i. to take refuge in a tree.—ns. Tree′-cac′tus, the giant cactus or saguaro; Tree′-calf, a light-brown calf bookbinding, stained by acids into a conventional pattern, supposed to resemble the trunk of a tree and its branches; Tree′-dove, one of many arboricole Indian pigeons; Tree′-fern, a fern with a tree-like, woody stem, and a head of fronds resembling the leaves of palms, found only in tropical countries; Tree′-frog, a family of Amphibians, more closely related in structure to the toads than to frogs proper.—adjs. Tree′less, having no trees; Trēēn, wooden, made of wood: (Spens.) of trees.—ns. Tree′nail, Tre′nail, a long wooden pin or nail to fasten the planks of a ship to the timbers; Tree′-nymph, a hamadryad; Tree′-of-lib′erty, a tree dedicated to liberty, set up in some public place; Tree′-of-life, arbor vitæ: a tree in the garden of Eden, described in Gen. ii. 9; Tree′ship, existence as a tree; Tree′-top, the top of a tree; Tree′-wor′ship, dendrolatry. [A.S. treó, treów; Ice. tré, Gr. drus, Sans. dru.]
A type of cultivar, plant and seed created and cultivated in various colors and species for various purposes.
There are so many types of trees on the Earth.
Submitted by MaryC on January 25, 2020
A type of cultivar, plant and seed created and cultivated in various colors and species.
Trees are beautiful and have an amazing effect on the landscape around us.
Submitted by MaryC on January 25, 2020
British National Corpus
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Rank popularity for the word 'TREE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1678
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Rank popularity for the word 'TREE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1390
Rank popularity for the word 'TREE' in Nouns Frequency: #276
The numerical value of TREE in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of TREE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
The tree The Old Apple Tree has taken on its own persona. It's a living organism, just like us, and it's been faced with a lifetime of challenges, it stood there for generations and witnessed the world change around it.
It will install curb ramps throughout the city, fix sidewalks that are broken and torn up by tree roots, install accessible sidewalks where they do not exist, and remove many other barriers.
The type of tree most certainly matters in this regard. But more so, our climate models are using data from seedlings and young trees to diagnose how old forests will absorb future increases in CO2 in the air.
Lord save us all from old age and broken health and a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.
Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong.
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- شَجَرَةٌ, شَجَرٌArabic
- khoka, quqaAymara
- গাছ, বৃক্ষBengali
- ཤིངTibetan Standard
- gwezenn, gwezBreton
- arbreCatalan, Valencian
- ᒥᔅᑎᒄ, mistikCree
- дрѣвоOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- colfen, coeden, prenWelsh
- Baum, SchuhspannerGerman
- δέντρο, δένδροGreek
- árbol, enarbolarSpanish
- دار, درخت, شجرPersian
- ajaa puuhun, puuFinnish
- vu ni kau, kauFijian
- arçon, arbreFrench
- beamWestern Frisian
- craobhScottish Gaelic
- bishiyoyi, bishiyaHausa
- עץ, עֵץHebrew
- पेड़, वृक्षHindi
- pyebwaHaitian Creole
- 木, 樹木, ツリー構造, ツリーリスト, 靴型, ツリーJapanese
- ағаш, дарақKazakh
- orpikKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- ವೃಕ್ಷ, ಮರKannada
- 나무, 낭Korean
- жыгач, даракKyrgyz
- BamLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- дрво, калапMacedonian
- झाड, वृक्षMarathi
- pokok, pohonMalay
- imin erò ogoda, imin eroNauru
- tsin ííʼáhígíí, tsin ííʼáiiNavajo, Navaho
- mtengoChichewa, Chewa, Nyanja
- ᒥᐦᑎᐟ, mitig, ᒥᐦᑎᑯᐟ, mitigoogOjibwe, Ojibwa
- бæлас, бæласæOssetian, Ossetic
- ਪੇੜ, ਦਰੱਖ਼ਤPanjabi, Punjabi
- drzewo, prawidłoPolish
- plaunta, plànta, bos-ch, plontaRomansh
- pom, arbore, copacRomanian
- де́рево, распо́рка, дре́воRussian
- तरु, वृक्ष, कुज, द्रुमSanskrit
- muorraNorthern Sami
- drvo, дрво, stablo, стаблоSerbo-Croatian
- ගසSinhala, Sinhalese
- žlica, drevoSlovene
- dru, pemëAlbanian
- sefateSouthern Sotho
- träd, skoblockSwedish
- చెట్టు, వృక్షముTelugu
- шаҷар, дарахтTajik
- พฤกษา, ต้นไม้, เฌอ, แผนภาพต้นไม้Thai
- агач, дорTatar
- دەرەخUyghur, Uighur
- پیڑ, ورکشUrdu
- bimil, bimVolapük
- umuthi, isihlahlaZulu
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