plant: значение и определения

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Что такое plant?

Что такое plant?

  • Botany Any of various photosynthetic, eukaryotic, multicellular organisms of the kingdom Plantae characteristically producing embryos, containing chloroplasts, having cellulose cell walls, and lacking the power of locomotion.
  • Botany A plant having no permanent woody stem; an herb.
  • A building or group of buildings for the manufacture of a product; a factory.
  • The equipment, including machinery, tools, instruments, and fixtures and the buildings containing them, necessary for an industrial or manufacturing operation.
  • The buildings, equipment, and fixtures of an institution: the entire plant of a university.
  • A person or thing put into place in order to mislead or function secretly, especially:
  • A person placed in a group of spectators to influence behavior.
  • A person stationed in a given location as a spy or observer.
  • A misleading piece of evidence placed so as to be discovered.
  • A remark or action in a play or narrative that becomes important later.
  • Slang A scheming trick; a swindle.
  • To place or set (seeds, for example) in the ground to grow.
  • To place seeds or young plants in (land); sow: plant a field in corn.
  • To place (spawn or young fish) in water or an underwater bed for cultivation: plant oysters.
  • To stock with spawn or fish.
  • To introduce (an animal) into an area.
  • To set firmly in position; fix: planted both feet on the ground.
  • To establish; found: plant a colony.
  • To fix firmly in the mind; implant: "The right of revolution is planted in the heart of man” ( Clarence Darrow).
  • To station (a person) for the purpose of functioning in secret, as by observing, spying, or influencing behavior: Detectives were planted all over the store.
  • To place secretly or deceptively so as to be discovered or made public: planted a gun on the corpse to make the death look like suicide.
  • To conceal; hide: planted the stolen goods in the warehouse.
  • Slang To deliver (a blow or punch).

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