What does foliage mean?

Definitions for foliage
ˈfoʊ li ɪdʒfo·liage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leaf, leafage, foliage(noun)

    the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants

  2. foliation, foliage(noun)

    (architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament

Wiktionary

  1. foliage(Noun)

    The leaves of plants

  2. foliage(Noun)

    An architectural ornament representing foliage.

  3. Origin: From feuillage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foliage(noun)

    leaves, collectively, as produced or arranged by nature; leafage; as, a tree or forest of beautiful foliage

  2. Foliage(noun)

    a cluster of leaves, flowers, and branches; especially, the representation of leaves, flowers, and branches, in architecture, intended to ornament and enrich capitals, friezes, pediments, etc

  3. Foliage(verb)

    to adorn with foliage or the imitation of foliage; to form into the representation of leaves

  4. Origin: [OF. foillage, fueillage, F. feuillage, fr. OF. foille, fueille, fueil, F. feulle, leaf, L. folium. See 3d Foil, and cf. Foliation, Filemot.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Foliage

    fō′lī-āj, n. leaves: a cluster of leaves: (archit.) a representation of leaves, flowers, and branches used for ornamentation.—adjs. Fō′liaged, worked like foliage; Fō′liar, pertaining to leaves: resembling leaves.—v.t. Fō′liāte (orig.), to beat into a leaf: to cover with leaf-metal.—adj. Fō′liāted, beaten into a thin leaf: decorated with leaf ornaments: (mus.) having notes added above or below, as in a plain-song melody.—ns. Fō′liātion, the leafing, esp. of plants: the act of beating a metal into a thin plate, or of spreading foil over a piece of glass to form a mirror: (geol.) the alternating and more or less parallel layers or folia of different mineralogical nature, of which the crystalline schists are composed: (archit.) decoration with cusps, lobes, or foliated tracery; Fō′liature, foliation. [O. Fr. fueillage—L. folium, a leaf.]

How to pronounce foliage?

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How to say foliage in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of foliage in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of foliage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of foliage in a Sentence

  1. Michael Day:

    All in all, the Northeast is looking great for foliage.

  2. Val Peters:

    Money is the root of all evil, but the foliage is fascinating.

  3. Mark Salazar:

    It was found under foliage and debris. You had to be looking for it to locate it.

  4. Hannington Alatoa:

    No trees, no foliage, no iron structures standing on the western part of Tanna, trees blocked the roads.... People are in great need of water.

  5. Kyle Waring of Massachusetts:

    At this rate, it’s going to be July until the snow melts, but I’ve thought about taking this idea and running with it for other seasonal items. Maybe I’ll ship somefall foliage.

Images & Illustrations of foliage

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