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seed 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/sēd/,
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seeds, plural;
  1. Sow (land) with seeds
    • - the shoreline is seeded with a special grass
  2. Sow (a particular kind of seed) on or in the ground

  3. Cause (something) to begin to develop or grow
    • - severance payouts that help seed their new businesses
  4. Place a crystal or crystalline substance in (something) in order to cause crystallization or condensation (esp. in a cloud to produce rain)

  5. (of a plant) Produce or drop seeds
    • - mulches encourage many plants to seed freely
  6. (of a plant) Reproduce itself by means of its own seeds
    • - feverfew will seed itself readily
  7. Remove the seeds from (vegetables or fruit)
    • - stem and seed the chilies
  8. Give (a competitor) the status of seed in a tournament
    • - Jeff Tarango, seeded five, was defeated by fellow American Todd Witsken
Noun
  1. A flowering plant's unit of reproduction, capable of developing into another such plant

  2. A quantity of these
    • - grass seed
    • - you can grow artichokes from seed
  3. The cause or latent beginning of a feeling, process, or condition
    • - the conversation sowed a tiny seed of doubt in his mind
  4. (chiefly in biblical use) A person's offspring or descendants

  5. A man's semen

  6. A small crystal introduced into a liquid to act as a nucleus for crystallization

  7. A small container for radioactive material placed in body tissue during radiotherapy

  8. Any of a number of stronger competitors in a sports tournament who have been assigned a specified position in an ordered list with the aim of ensuring that they do not play each other in the early rounds
    • - he knocked the top seed out of the championships

  1. a small hard fruit
  2. go to seed; shed seeds; "The dandelions went to seed"
  3. a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa
  4. help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money
  5. seeded player: one of the outstanding players in a tournament
  6. bear seeds
  7. A seed is a small embryonic plant enclosed in a covering called the seed coat, usually with some stored food. It is the product of the ripened ovule of gymnosperm and angiosperm plants which occurs after fertilization and some growth within the mother plant. ...
  8. SEED is a block cipher developed by the Korean Information Security Agency. It is used broadly throughout South Korean industry, but seldom found elsewhere. ...
  9. Seed is a 1931 American drama film directed by John M. Stahl. The screenplay by Gladys Lehman is based on a novel by Charles G. Norris.
  10. Seed is a horror film written and directed by Uwe Boll. The film stars Will Sanderson, Mike Dopud, Andrew Jackson, Ralf Moeller, Don S. Davis, and Michael Paré. Filming ran from July 17 to August 11, 2006 in British Columbia, Canada, on a $10 million budget.
  11. Seed is the fourth album by Afro Celt Sound System, released on March 25, 2003 by Real World Records.
  12. This list explains terms used when discussing BitTorrent clients, and in particular the BitTorrent protocol used by these clients.
  13. A fertilized grain, initially encased in a fruit, which may grow into a mature plant; A fertilized ovule, containing an embryonic plant; An amount of fertilized grain that cannot be readily counted; Semen; A precursor; The initial state, condition or position of a changing, growing or ...
  14. (seeds) Small undesirable particles or granules other than dust that are found in a paint, varnish or lacquer.
  15. (Seeds) Minute bubbles of gas, usually occurring in groups.
  16. (Seeds) Radioactive pellets, approximately the size of a grain of rice, used in brachytherapy.
  17. (SEEDS) Propagation by seed is slow (six months to transplant size) and germination rates are low and sporadic. In addition, because most lavender varieties are clones, vegetative propagation (cuttings, layerings, and division of roots) is highly recommended to retain desirable traits. ...
  18. (Seeds) A male players testicles. In hockey, when a player tries to block a shot and is hit directly in the groin or cup, it is referred to as "taking one in the seeds for the team".
  19. (Seeds) Air bubbles that are trapped in glass during the manufacturing process.
  20. (Seeds) Almost all orchids have tiny, light seeds, often with a single seed coat of numerous cells derived from the integuments. Each plant produces hundreds of thousands of seeds in every fruit. ...
  21. (Seeds) In the case of the ones Alhazad used, once ingested, they can be used to turn humans into monsters.
  22. (Seeds) Minute bubbles in float glass less than 1/32" in diameter.
  23. (Seeds) Names of yourself, friends, relatives, or employees inserted in a direct mail mail out to track delivery and quality, and to safeguard against unauthorized mailings. Also called “decoys”.
  24. (Seeds) Small bubbles in the glass, sometimes desirable, usually not. When glass has these bubbles it is said to be seedy. Seeds are normally removed by lowering the temperature of the molten glass to drive the bubbles back into solution in the glass. ...
  25. (Seeds) Some segmentation algorithms rely on an initial processing step that estimates a (usually sparse) set of promising points in the image. ...