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Seed

Meanings and phrases

seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small hard fruit
  2. a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa
  3. one of the outstanding players in a tournament; seeded player
  4. the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract; semen; seminal fluid; ejaculate; cum; come
  5. anything that provides inspiration for later work; source; germ

seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. go to seed; shed seeds
  2. help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money
  3. bear seeds
  4. distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds
  5. sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain
  6. inoculate with microorganisms
  7. remove the seeds from
  8. place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth; sow

anise seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors; anise; aniseed

canary seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a mixture of seeds used to feed caged birds

caraway seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. aromatic seeds of the caraway plant; used widely as seasoning

caraway seed bread

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. bread containing caraway seeds

celery seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. seed of the celery plant used as seasoning

coriander seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. dried coriander seeds used whole or ground; coriander

cumin seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. aromatic seeds of the cumin herb of the carrot family; cumin

dill seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. seed of the dill plant used as seasoning

edible seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. many are used as seasoning

fennel seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. aromatic anis-scented seeds

fenugreek seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. aromatic seeds used as seasoning especially in curry; fenugreek

fern seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the asexual spore of ferns that resembles dust; once thought to be seeds and to make the possessor invisible

jumping seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. seed of Mexican shrubs of the genus Sebastiana containing the larva of a moth whose movements cause the bean to jerk or tumble; jumping bean; Mexican jumping bean

mustard seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. black or white seeds ground to make mustard pastes or powders

neem seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. seed of neem trees; source of pesticides and fertilizer and medicinal products

nicker seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hard shiny grey seed of a bonduc tree; used for making e.g. jewelry; bonduc nut; nicker nut

oil-rich seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several seeds that yield oil; oilseed

poppy seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small grey seed of a poppy flower; used whole or ground in baked items

pumpkin seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the edible seed of a pumpkin

safflower seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. seed of the safflower

seed beetle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small beetle that infests the seeds of legumes; seed weevil

seed cake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sweet cake flavored with sesame or caraway seeds and lemon; seedcake

seed catalog

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a list advertising seeds and their prices; seed catalogue

seed catalogue

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a list advertising seeds and their prices; seed catalog

seed coat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. protective outer layer of seeds of flowering plants; testa; episperm
E.g.
  • Seeds are circular form from 1-1.5 millimeters in diameter and range in color with a shiny, smooth seed coat.
  • The seeds themselves are typically round with a thick, woody seed coat and an overall reddish-brown appearance.
  • However, the fruit wall is very thin and is fused to the seed coat, so almost all of the edible grain is actually a seed.

seed corn

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. good quality seeds (as kernels of corn) that are reserved for planting; seed grain

seed fern

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an extinct seed-producing fernlike plant of the order Cycadofilicales (or group Pteridospermae); pteridosperm

seed grain

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. good quality seeds (as kernels of corn) that are reserved for planting; seed corn

seed lac

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. granular material obtained from stick lac by crushing and washing

seed leaf

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. embryonic leaf in seed-bearing plants; cotyledon

seed money

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. capital needed to set up a new business or enterprise
E.g.
  • Businessman and sports patron Manny Pangilinan has provided as seed money to the POC.
  • This fund provided the seed money for the initiation of a cancer research program at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
  • The two organizations were formed in California around the same time, and both received seed money from Hamas leader Marzook.

seed oyster

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a young oyster especially of a size for transplantation

seed pearl

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small imperfect pearl

seed plant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. plant that reproduces by means of seeds not spores; spermatophyte; phanerogam

seed shrimp

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tiny marine and freshwater crustaceans with a shrimp-like body enclosed in a bivalve shell; mussel shrimp; ostracod

seed stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a supply of seeds (or tubers) reserved for planting

seed vessel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the ripened and variously modified walls of a plant ovary; pericarp

seed weevil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small beetle that infests the seeds of legumes; seed beetle

sesame seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small oval seeds of the sesame plant; benniseed

silkworm seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. eggs of a silkworm

sunflower seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. edible seed of sunflowers; used as food and poultry feed and as a source of oil

top seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 3 and top seed Novak Djokovic, in his first final.
  • The top seed has home court hosting rights for the tournament.
  • After defeating top seed and world No.

second seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She was the second seed in the women's singles.
  • Each team from the second seed will play a team from the third seed.
  • As the second seed, Atlanta earned a double bye into the semifinal round.

third seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Each team from the second seed will play a team from the third seed.
  • The third seed, Marion Bartoli, overcame home qualifier and World No.
  • The Mystics were the third seed, finishing one game behind Atlanta in the regular season.

fourth seed

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E.g.
  • He came back against fourth seed Igor Andreev in the semifinals.
  • The 66ers lost in the playoff semifinals as the Western Conference's fourth seed.
  • Robin Söderling, the fourth seed, also reached the second round, beating Sam Querrey 6–3, 6–3.

seed pods

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The fruits are long, flattened seed pods containing many seeds.
  • The brown seed pods appear immediately after flowering and mature in 10 to 11 months.
  • It has also been shown to harbor a selenium-metabolizing "Bacillus" species in its seed pods.
E.g.
  • A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated.

champion seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated.

seed is indicated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated.

seed funding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Double Robotics received seed funding from Y Combinator.
  • Overtime raised $2.5 million in seed funding in early 2017.
  • Other key executives are: Artsy initially raised around $160,000 in seed funding.

fifth seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Dementieva was the fifth seed at the French Open.
  • They were 2-1 as fifth seed in the Southland Women's Tournament.
  • Dementieva was then the fifth seed at the Dubai Tennis Championships.

sixth seed

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E.g.
  • She lost to sixth seed Caroline Wozniacki in the opening round.
  • The Jets were the sixth seed in 2001, losing on the road in the first round to the Oakland Raiders .
  • She won the Santaluz tournament in San Diego, beating sixth seed Ivana Abramović 6–0, 6–2 in the final.

first seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • ÍR won a coin toss with KR for the first seed.
  • 2 and the first seed Serena Williams was nearly out of the tournament two times.
  • It was the fifth time in NBA history that an eighth seed defeated a first seed in a playoff series.

seventh seed

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E.g.
  • He made the final by beating Ivan Ljubičić, the seventh seed, 7–5, 6–2.
  • The seventh seed, Maria Kirilenko, had to withdraw because of a viral illness.
  • College of Charleston earned the seventh seed by winning the season series over Davidson.

eighth seed

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E.g.
  • He was the eighth seed for the competition, out of 16 athletes.
  • In the spring of 2010, women's softball entered in the ODAC Tournament as the eighth seed team.
  • It was the fifth time in NBA history that an eighth seed defeated a first seed in a playoff series.

seed dispersal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This seed dispersal strategy is called myrmecochory.
  • This seed dispersal strategy is known as myrmecochory.
  • He found that golden jackals feed on the fruits and help in seed dispersal.

higher seed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The higher seed will had the option to choose which game it hosts.
  • Toluca advanced for being the higher seed in the classification table."
  • Santos Laguna advanced for being the higher seed in the classification table."

number one seed

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E.g.
  • The Falcons finished the season 13–3, and clinched the number one seed in the NFC playoffs.
  • With the number one seed, the Flash earned home field advantage through the playoffs, and drew No.
  • The team rallied to win their final three to finish at 11–5 and gain the number one seed in the NFC.

seed eaters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Sparrows are seed eaters, but they also consume small insects.
  • They are gregarious and often colonial seed eaters with short thick but pointed bills.

remaining seed

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E.g.
  • The final was hosted by the top remaining seed.
  • The final is hosted by the top remaining seed.
  • The #1 seed played the lowest remaining seed in the semifinals.

seed oil

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E.g.
  • Rubber seed oil Rubber seed oil is oil extracted from the seeds of rubber trees.
  • The useful properties of the rubber seed oil make it similar to well-known linseed and soybean oil.

seed production

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E.g.
  • Cytoplasmic male sterility is also used in hybrid seed production.
  • Hybrid seed production is predominant in modern agriculture and home gardening.
  • Plants which have short life spans, rapid rates of growth, and high levels of seed production are also termed ruderals.

seed teams

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E.g.
  • The club rankings are used to seed teams in European competitions.
  • Teams were seeded by conference record, with a tiebreaker system used to seed teams with identical conference records.
  • Teams will be seeded by conference record, with a tiebreaker system used to seed teams with identical conference records.
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