plant something out

plant something out
ˌplant sthˈout derived
to put plants in the ground so that they have enough room to grow

Plant the seedlings out at 20cm intervals.

Main entry:plantderived

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  • plant something out — place a plant in the ground out of doors. → plant …   English new terms dictionary

  • prick something out — draw or decorate by making small holes in a surface. → prick prick something out plant seedlings in small holes made in the earth. → prick …   English new terms dictionary

  • dry something out — ˌdry ˈout | ˌdry sthˈout derived to become or to allow sth to become dry, in a way that is not wanted • Water the plant regularly, never letting the soil dry out. • Hot sun and cold winds can soon dry out your skin. Main entry: ↑dryderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • bed something out — transfer a plant from a pot or seed tray to the ground. → bed …   English new terms dictionary

  • plant — noun 1》 a living organism of the kind exemplified by trees, shrubs, grasses, ferns, and mosses, typically growing in a permanent site, absorbing water and inorganic substances through the roots, and synthesizing nutrients in the leaves by… …   English new terms dictionary

  • plant — plant1 W1S2 [pla:nt US plænt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(living thing)¦ 2¦(factory)¦ 3¦(machinery)¦ 4¦(something hidden)¦ 5¦(person)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: plante, from Latin planta new growth on a plant, part cut off a plant to be grown again ] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • plant — I UK [plɑːnt] / US [plænt] noun Word forms plant : singular plant plural plants *** 1) [countable] a living thing that grows in soil, has leaves and roots, and needs water and light from the sun to live a garden/pot/house plant a strawberry plant …   English dictionary

  • plant — plant1 [ plænt ] noun *** 1. ) count a living thing that grows in soil, has leaves and roots, and needs water and light from the sun to live: a garden/pot/house plant a strawberry plant 2. ) count a factory that produces power, or processes… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • plant — 1 noun 1 LIVING THING (C) a living thing that has leaves and roots and grows in earth, especially one that is smaller than a tree: Don t forget to water the plants. | a potato plant | plant pots see also: houseplant 2 FACTORY (C) a factory or… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • out — out1 W1S1 [aut] adv ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(from inside )¦ 2¦(outside)¦ 3¦(not at home)¦ 4¦(distant place)¦ 5¦(given to many people)¦ 6¦(get rid of something)¦ 7¦(not burning/shining)¦ 8¦(sun/moon etc)¦ 9¦(flowers)¦ 10¦(complet …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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