What does plants mean?

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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. plants

    Plural noun and verb form of the word plant.

    My mother has a number of plants.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 9, 2015  

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  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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say plants in sign language?

  1. plants

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. Frederic Bourgaud:

    Plants generate defence molecules naturally, we ensure they produce as many of them as possible.

  2. Mark Lynas:

    Most of the planetary surface would be functionally uninhabitable, agriculture would cease to exist everywhere, apart for the polar and sub-polar regions, and perhaps the mid-latitudes for extremely heat-tolerant crops. It's difficult to see how crops could be grown elsewhere. There's a certain level above which plants just can't survive.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    Power plants are the single biggest source of harmful carbon pollution that contributes to climate change, until now, there have been no federal limits to the amount of carbon pollution plants dump in the air.

  4. Eric Luo:

    After 2022, coal emissions should slow down, with the number of new coal plants falling, even if they have approved another 200GW... it doesn't make sense to build so much.

  5. Chetan Dube:

    The question we would ask is, ‘Does all infrastructure need to be managed by people? Or is the infrastructure capable of self-managing, self-governing and self-healing?’ my father used to have some power plants, and I would go there, and they would have almost nobody managing them, because almost all the processes of remediation were built in. The technological maturity curve that almost any industry goes through has a level of evolution. At some point, can the systems, the network and the servers become self-aware and self-governing? IPcenter was the product realization of adaptive learning systems that would be able to self-govern. That was our first big steppingstone toward cognitive technologies.

Images & Illustrations of plants

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