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Organism belonging to the vegetable kingdom
“If a plant's DNA calls for a plant to grow long roots, then the plant grows long roots.”
A place where an industrial or manufacturing process takes place
“A major arms manufacturer with a giant plant in Down District is to play a key role in a multi-billion pound aircraft carrier contract.”
A person placed in a group as a spy or informer
“I could tell she was a plant the minute she started speaking.”
Machinery used in an industrial or manufacturing process
“On November 25 he saw heavy plant and machinery in use.”
To put or set into the ground to grow
“If in doubt which side is up, plant the bulb on its side and it will correct itself when it grows.”
To set permanently in the consciousness or mind-set
“Someone had to plant the idea to encourage others to come on board.”
Set or place in a particular position
“Given its recent history, the chances are that the Conservative Party will prove incapable of recognising the gift horse which the government has planted squarely in its mouth.”
“She said she was given cash by him to buy drugs and told to plant them in the Point Inn in Quigley's Point, Inishowen.”
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