from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of weed.
- n. Action of the verb to weed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- a. & n. from weed, v.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of removing weeds from ground.
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Submitter: We have started a major project in weeding our biography section.
My particular interest is in weeding out implausible and potentially dangerous products out of community pharmacies.
The evidence from that experience shows how effective and efficient corporate takeovers were in weeding out and/or re-capitalizing unhealthy firms and how lucrative the process was for investors.
My flowers and herbs are grown larger, some new weeding is needed, two clumps of herbs are new wild ones.
Thay are, after all, a tax exempt, non partisan 501c entity only intersted in weeding out corruption (or at leaset having it investigated) in government regardless of the party ......
Good luck to the next president in weeding out the George Deutsches and convincing professionals to come back.
Google Analytics did a good job in weeding out efforts to inflate visitor count.
If she be a quick-witted lady, she soon sees the error of her ways and begins a process of "weeding" -- as difficult as it is unwise, each rejected "weed" instantly becoming an enemy for life, not to speak of the risk she, in her ignorance, runs of mistaking for "detrimentals" the _fines fleurs_ of the worldly parterre.
It is like the yellow charlock in a field, which seems only to spread in consequence of attempts to get rid of it -- as the rough rhyme says; 'One year's seeding, seven years' weeding '-- and more at the end of the time than at the beginning.
Recently a well-equipped and energetic crew of volunteers from a local corporation spent Earth Day "weeding" - ripping out-yet another butterfly garden in south Berkeley, not far from the vandalized traffic circle I wrote about two weeks ago.