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Definitions of vegetation

  1. the process of growth in plants Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. inactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable to the inactivity of plant life; "their holiday was spent in sleep and vegetation" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act or process of vegetating, or growing as a plant does; vegetable growth. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The sum of vegetable life; vegetables or plants in general; as, luxuriant vegetation. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. An exuberant morbid outgrowth upon any part, especially upon the valves of the heart. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Process of growing as a plant: vegetable growth: plants in general. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Growth of plants; plants in general. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. The process of vegetating. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Plants collectively. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. The process of growing, as plants; vegetables, or plants in general. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. The process of growing, as plants, by means of nourishment derived from the earth, air, or water; vegetables or plants in general. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. Plants considered collectively. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

Usage examples for vegetation

  1. I watched the fast- vanishing sail with tearful eyes; and the old chief, who had been on the look- out, started for his horse, that had been hampered and turned out to crop among the scanty vegetation – The Captive in Patagonia by Benjamin Franklin Bourne
  2. And there was plenty of vegetation at hand to provide cover. – Stamped Caution by Raymond Zinke Gallun
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