root

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  • Info ROOT is an object-oriented program and library developed by CERN. more...
  • After that, they will move by physical means to near the plant roots.
  • Despite its roots in the UK, the style has established itself around the world.
  • Most of these plants had true roots and leaves, and many were quite tall.
  • Five were mounted in the wing roots on each side of the aircraft.
  • He had previously appeared in Roots and other major network shows.
  • Some roots can grow as deep as the tree is high.
  • It became one of the roots of the free software and open source movements.
  • Their other sources of food consisted of wild game and the roots of wild plants.
  • Democratic forms of government and the recognition of human rights are taking root.
  • If its key is greater, it is compared with the root's right child.
  • The structure of local government had its roots in traditional patterns of government.
  • They are removed and separated into smaller pieces, each with a few roots attached.
  • The name is derived from a word root meaning to find the direction or location.
  • In either case, the rooting process may take from several weeks to a year.
  • In his later life he returned to his Catholic roots.
  • Further English words have been created based on the same Latin root.
  • However, its roots extend back to early efforts in public health engineering.
  • The use of health information lies at the root of evidence-based policy and evidence-based management in health care.
  • In this system water falls drop by drop just at the position of roots.
  • The root of many themes found in his later stories can be found in this book.
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Meaning of root

  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
    thematic vowels are part of the stem
  • noun A number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number
  • noun The part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support
  • verb Take root and begin to grow
    this plant roots quickly
  • verb Come into existence, originate
    The problem roots in her depression
  • verb Plant by the roots
  • verb Cause to take roots