from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The process of rooting branches, twigs, or stems that are still attached to a parent plant, as by placing a specially treated part in moist soil.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A method of plant propagation by rooting cuttings.
- v. Present participle of layer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A propagating by layers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The operation of propagating plants by layers. See layer, v. t.
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Fourth, the committee concluded that in a few significant instances the analysis in the NIE suffered what we call a layering effect.
AT -- You know, the layering is kind of silly because it turns out all churned by the time you scoop it out of the pan.
That kind of materiality with a restless concern for layering is translated into her printmaking.
The other free technology â€ thermal layering is difficult in places other then island nations because of distribution difficulties, but has some limited potential.
The book succeeded in layering this common theme amongst several characters.
I’m particularly interested in what I call the layering effect: what happens when we layer virtual relationships on top of physical ones?
Maybe it’d sound more impressive if I used its more formal name, which is “SiO2 ultra-thin layering,” but that’s hard to type, so I’m going to stick with “spray-on liquid glass.”
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When you've developed an eye for jewelry, you can group necklaces together à la Coco Chanel, who popularized the notion of layering pearls with chains and strands of rock crystal.
The FSA said it will fine Canadian trading firm Swift Trade £8 million $13 million "for systematically and deliberately engaging in a form of manipulative trading known as layering."