apheliotropism love

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  • n. The habit of bending away from sunlight, as some plants do.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The habit of bending from the sunlight; -- said of certain plants.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, a tendency to turn away from the sun or the light: opposed to heliotropism (which see).

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  • JM is sad that apheliotropism just won’t face up to it.

    April 25, 2011

  • JM reckons that there has been so much rain that there is no longer any apheliotropism at all and everything is going everywhere.

    December 28, 2010