from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The stem of a bean plant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The stem of a bean plant, proverbially fast growing and tall.
- n. A tall, slim person.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. stem of a bean plant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The stem of a bean, or the whole plant: as, Jack and the bean-stalk.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. stem of a bean plant
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It turned out that the beanstalk was an elemental creature that then proceeded to start destroying neighborhoods.
And the beanstalk is the only technology the CU has decided to show us.
A novel about the troubles of building a 'beanstalk' or space elevator, which is decent enough - involving the best talent at building large spanning structure around at the time.
But they are now delighted after watching its dramatic growth with the "beanstalk" now standing at a towering 14ft1in after growing 10 feet in just four weeks.
Pictured: huge 'beanstalk' sunflower that has grown 10 feet in a month
The final layer of polish for this DVD is, of course, the translation into English, and the subtitles come out just fine (even though they use yet another translation of Otani's nickname for Risa, adding "beanstalk" to a thesaurus that already includes "Amazon" and "jumbo gal").
Now, the idea behind the beanstalk is that you connect Colonial Station with the Earth through a 'beanstalk' — a bunch of cables, like those out the window — and a bunch of elevator platforms, like the one we're on now, that can travel back and forth. "
Bigby has his suspects, including her ex-boyfriend, Jack of beanstalk fame, and a surprise suitor in Blue Beard.
Any adult would mock someone who claimed to believe that Jack climbed the beanstalk to fetch the hen (let alone would order his life in accordance with the tale, let alone try to force others to so order their lives) Why should fairy tales, or their followers, deemed âreligiousâ get aÂpass?
I should just go. . .find a foreclosed beanstalk somewhere.