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vegetation

VEGETA'TION, n.

1. The process of growing; as plants, by means of nourishment derived from the earth, or from water and air, and received through roots and leaves. We observe that vegetation depends on heat as the moving principle, and on certain substances which constitute the nutriment of plants. Rapid vegetation is caused by increased heat and a rich soil.

2. Vegetables or plants in general. In June, vegetation in our climate wears a beautiful aspect.

Vegetation of salts, so called, consists in certain concretions formed by salts, after solution in water, when set in the air for evaporation. these concretions appear round the surface of the liquor, affixed to the sides of the vessel.



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VEGETA'TION, n.

1. The process of growing; as plants, by means of nourishment derived from the earth, or from water and air, and received through roots and leaves. We observe that vegetation depends on heat as the moving principle, and on certain substances which constitute the nutriment of plants. Rapid vegetation is caused by increased heat and a rich soil.

2. Vegetables or plants in general. In June, vegetation in our climate wears a beautiful aspect.

Vegetation of salts, so called, consists in certain concretions formed by salts, after solution in water, when set in the air for evaporation. these concretions appear round the surface of the liquor, affixed to the sides of the vessel.

VEG-E-TA'TION, n. [Fr.]

  1. The process of growing, as plants, by means of nourishment derived from the earth, or from water and air, and received through roots and leaves. We observe that vegetation depends on heat and on certain substances which constitute the nutriment of plants. Rapid vegetation is caused by increased heat and a rich soil.
  2. Vegetables or plants in general. In June, vegetation is our climate wears a beautiful aspect. Vegetation of salts, so called, consists in certain crystaline concretions formed by salts, after solution in water, when set in the air for evaporation. These concretions appear round the surface of the liquor, affixed to the sides of the vessel.

Veg`e*ta"tion
  1. The act or process of vegetating, or growing as a plant does; vegetable growth.
  2. The sum of vegetable life; vegetables or plants in general; as, luxuriant vegetation.
  3. An exuberant morbid outgrowth upon any part, especially upon the valves of the heart.

    Vegetation of salts (Old Chem.), a crystalline growth of an arborescent form.

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Vegetation

VEGETA'TION, noun

1. The process of growing; as plants, by means of nourishment derived from the earth, or from water and air, and received through roots and leaves. We observe that vegetation depends on heat as the moving principle, and on certain substances which constitute the nutriment of plants. Rapid vegetation is caused by increased heat and a rich soil.

2. Vegetables or plants in general. In June, vegetation in our climate wears a beautiful aspect.

Vegetation of salts, so called, consists in certain concretions formed by salts, after solution in water, when set in the air for evaporation. these concretions appear round the surface of the liquor, affixed to the sides of the vessel.

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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DAPH'NIN, n. The bitter principle of the Daphne Alpina, discovered by Vauquelin. It is obtained in small crystals, hard, transparent, of a grayish color and a bitter taste.

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