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Meaning of PLANTING

Pronunciation:  pl'anting

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  putting seeds or young plants in the ground to grow; "the planting of corn is hard work"
  2. [n]  the act of fixing firmly in place; "he ordered the planting of policemen outside every doorway"
  3. [n]  a collection of plants (trees or shrubs or flowers) in a particular area; "the landscape architect suggested a small planting in the northwest corner"

PLANTING is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 See Also: accumulation, aggregation, agriculture, assemblage, collection, emplacement, farming, husbandry, insemination, locating, location, placement, position, positioning



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Plant"ing\, n.
1. The act or operation of setting in the ground for
   propagation, as seeds, trees, shrubs, etc.; the forming of
   plantations, as of trees; the carrying on of plantations,
   as of sugar, coffee, etc.

2. That which is planted; a plantation.

         Trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord.
                                               --Isa. lxi. 3.

3. (Arch.) The laying of the first courses of stone in a
   foundation. [Eng.]

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: broadcast, broadcasting, clump, crop, dissemination, growth, hassock, insemination, plantation, reforestation, resetting, retimbering, seeding, semination, setting, sowing, stand, transplantation, tuft, tussock