water plant

Definitions

  • Nelly watering some of her plants
    Nelly watering some of her plants
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n water plant a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Hydroponics is the technique by which plants are grown in water without soil.
    • Water plant A plant that grows in water; an aquatic plant.
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Quotations

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    “The only way you can bring in the harvest in the fall is to plant in the spring, and to water, weed, fertilize in the summer”

Usage

In literature:

Paul may plant and Apollus water; but uv what account is the plantin and waterin to me ef I don't get the increase?
"“Swingin Round the Cirkle.”" by Petroleum V. Nasby
Pare the egg plant and then cut in slices and cover with boiling water.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
In 1899, 36,925,000 fry were planted in Maine waters by the Commission.
"The Lobster Fishery of Maine." by John N. Cobb
At the water's edge, as it recedes, patches of millet had been and were being planted.
"Letters from Mesopotamia" by Robert Palmer
He found it scarcely ever necessary throughout the season to apply water to the growing plants for their best development.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
A water-plant, which in its dried state is introduced into a canal and dilates the canal as it expands by the absorption of moisture.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
On these shallows water-loving plants and even certain trees, such as the willows and poplars, find a foothold.
"Outlines of the Earth's History" by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
In the adjoining water tank are the principal flowers and plants which flourish in brook, river, and pond.
"Nature Near London" by Richard Jefferies
A vessel of water for keeping water plants or water animals.
"The Insect Folk" by Margaret Warner Morley
Vines and water plants had almost choked this, but there was a passage through the center.
"Ralestone Luck" by Andre Norton
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In poetry:

I had a plant which would not thrive,
Although I watered it with care,
I could not save the blossoms fair,
Nor even keep the leaves alive.
"Cyclamen" by Robert Fuller Murray
The church a garden is
In which believers stand,
Like ornamental trees
Planted by God's own hand:
His Spirit waters all their roots,
And every branch abounds with fruits.
"The Barren Fig-Tree" by John Newton
How welcome to my eyes this shady hill,
lovely gay plants, blest shores and green valleys,
these fresh and crystal clear rushing waters,
where, when I was sad, I found comfort.
""How welcome to my eyes this shady hill"" by Veronica Gambara
Ruth was a pale saddened woman,
Thoughtful, with tremblings and fears,
She planted a seed in the garden,
And watered the place with her tears--
And watched it with tremblings and fears.
"Fate" by Madge Morris Wagner
Through yon little planting, by yonder streamside,
Where Ribble's sweet waters flow softly and wide,
While the dew's on the meadows it's up and away,
A-hunting the otter at break o' the day.
"Otter Hunting In Ribblesdale" by Cicely Fox Smith
By Nature's self in white arrayed,
She bade thee shun the vulgar eye,
And planted here the gaurdian shade,
And sent soft waters murmuring by;
…Thus quietly thy summer goes,
…Thy days declinging to repose.
"The Wild Honey-Suckle" by Philip Morin Freneau

In news:

Each day, the Northline Lift Station in Laguna Woods, Calif, transports sewage generated by 33,000 domestic users to The El Toro Water District Water Recycling Plant.
Some residents who live near Waller Park and Roswell's current water plant were proactive in getting the original layout for Roswell's new $16 million replacement water plant altered to lessen the impact on the area.
Equipment failure at Pleasant Hill Lakes water plant leads to advisory.
's Murphree Water Plant, US Senator Bill Nelson said that the E.P.A.
30 million upgrade for Highland Park water plant.
Posts With Keyword ' Water Plant .
Maintenance issues at the Riverside water plant caused some inconvenience for residents yesterday.
The first phase of the water plant improvement plan is underway in Marysville.
Benton and Associates in Jacksonville provided City Council with an Executive Summary of a Comprehensive Plan for the city's water plant .
The Maryville Water Plant received the Julian R Fleming Award for being the best water treatment plant in the state from the Tennessee Water and Wastewater Association (TWWA) Thursday night.
Grandville's Clean Water Plant in race for Michigan Municipal League top award.
Raging flood waters spawned in Vermont by Hurricane Irene took the life of Rutland Water Treatment Plant Manager Michael J Garofano, 55, Sunday as he attempted to check water utility intake pipes near the city's reservoir.
Regional water plant dedicated near Kinston.
A dedication/check-signing ceremony was held last week near Kinston for the $140 million Neuse Regional Water and Sewer Authority water plant .
Dayton City Council OKs bond issue for water plant expansion.
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In science:

Q1: Many types of house plants droop when they have not been watered and quickly "straighten up" after watering.
Biological Concepts Instrument (BCI): A diagnostic tool for revealing student thinking
Q1: Many types of house plants droop when they have not been watered and quickly "straighten up" after watering.
Biological Concepts Instrument (BCI): A diagnostic tool for revealing student thinking
Since 2008 the detector is in SKIV phase with upgraded electronics and water plants.
Low Energy Neutrino Measurements
We think that the migration of residual water inside the evaporation plant is the main factor influencing the quality of our photo-cathodes. Actually the effect of water on CsI is known and has been studied for a long time .
The current progress of the ALICE Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detector
The systems are usually driven by high-pressure pumps, but the growth of more efficient energy-recovery devices has reduced the power consumption of these plants and made them much more viable; however, they remain energy intensive and, as energy costs rise, so will the cost of R.O. water.
Extraction of Freshwater and Energy from Atmosphere
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