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 Meanings and Examples of PLANT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  a living thing that grows in the earth, usually has stem, leaves, roots, and flowers, and produces seeds
 n.  a factory and the machinery in it used to produce or process something
Classic Sentence: (139 in 10 pages)
1  I'll plant them for thee myself.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
2  When Dickon began to clear places to plant seeds, she remembered what Basil had sung at her when he wanted to tease her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
3  "Here, lad," he said, handing the plant to Colin.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
4  And now the boy had to plant and water the garden, hoe and dig, and bear the wind and bad weather.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In IRON HANS
5  We'll fetch you a little one and you plant it in the corner over there, and raise it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
6  Preconceived opinions, foregone determinations, are all I have at this hour to stand by: there I plant my foot.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
7  There is not a single plant, not a fig tree, vine, olive, pear, nor flower bed, but bears the trace of your attention.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
8  By thy first step awry, thou didst plant the germ of evil; but since that moment it has all been a dark necessity.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
9  Passing through rows of ironical eyes, he was drawn as naturally to her loving glance as a plant to the sun.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 24
10  The split-rail fence around the kitchen garden had been demolished and the once orderly rows of green plants had suffered the same treatment as those at Tara.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
11  Tall clumps of flowering plants were grouped against a background of dark foliage in the angles of the walls.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
12  I bought the flowers from an old German woman who always had more window plants than anyone else, and spent an afternoon trimming a little workbasket.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIII
13  In the yard, which was kept scrupulously neat, were flowers and plants of every description which flourishes in South Louisiana.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XVII
14  And there she stayed, and stooped, digging around the plants, trimming, picking dead, dry leaves.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXIV
15  She went on picking the leaves and digging around the plants with her hat pin.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXIII
Example Sentence: (173 in 12 pages)
16  Discharge pipes directly take pollutants away from the plant into the river.
17  Magnesium is the nutrient element in plant growth.
18  Anna stopped to examine a plant growing by the stream.
19  The pollution of the forest has seriously affected plant life and, to a lesser extent, wildlife.
20  We should plant more and more trees in order to live better and more healthy in the future.
21  This is due to be announced next month and is widely predicted to involve jobs losses and possible plant closures.
22  The workforce has shrunk to less than a thousand and much of the plant is in disuse.
23  The plant tends to grow in the lighter margins of woodland areas.
24  Confidence is a plant of slow growth.
25  Lack of water will stunt the plant's growth.
26  Cold weather constrained the plant's growth.
27  Daylight is highly conducive to good plant growth.
28  Greenhouse temperature can be plotted against plant growth.
29  Animals depend on plant material for food.
30  The dismantling of a nuclear reprocessing plant caused a leak of radioactivity yesterday.