Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The exudation of water from leaves as a result of root pressure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The exudation of drops of water from the leaves of some vascular plants as a result of root pressure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of dropping or of flowing in drops.

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Examples

  • Thoughout the growing season, plants emit water, called guttation drops, each morning.

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  • The research out of Europe shows 20 parts per billion of nicotinyl insecticides in these guttation droplets.

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  • So these unsuspecting bees wake up thirsty each morning and, unknowingly in their search for hydration, quench their thirst on malicious and poisonous guttation droplets.

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  • Rather, those applied science guys figured that a strong dose of nitrogen had altered Little Guy's chemistry such that his xylem, which flowed among the cells of his mental engine, leaked out in almost organic guttation.

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  • i feel refreshed. f5. cold water.guttation. whoosh ---- sex and the city premiere tomorrow night!

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  • Rather, those applied science guys figured that a strong dose of nitrogen had altered Little Guy’s chemistry such that his xylem, which flowed among the cells of his mental engine, leaked out in almost organic guttation.

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