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Significado de “plant” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "plant" - Diccionario Inglés

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plantnoun

uk   /plɑːnt/  us   /plænt/
  • plant noun (LIVING THING)

A1 [C] a living thing that grows in earth, in water, or on other plants, usually has a stem, leaves, roots, and flowers, and produces seeds: native plants and animals garden/greenhouse/indoor plants a tomato plant
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  • plant noun (BUILDING/MACHINES)

[U] machines used in industry: The industry was accused of having invested little in workers, plant, or infrastructure.
[C] a factory in which a particular product is made or power is produced: Two more car-assembly plants were closed by the strike.
[U] UK a large, heavy machine or vehicle used in industry, for building roads, etc.: The sign by the roadworks said "Slow - heavy plant crossing". The firm's main business was plant hire.
  • plant noun (PUT SECRETLY)

[C usually singular] something illegal or stolen that has been put secretly in a person's clothing or among the things that belong to them to make them seem guilty of a crime: He insisted the money was a plant.

plantverb

uk   /plɑːnt/  us   /plænt/
  • plant verb (LIVING THING)

B1 [T] to put a plant into the ground or into a container of soil so that it will grow: We planted trees and bushes in our new garden. Hyacinth bulbs planted in pots now will flower early in the spring.
[T] If you plant a particular area, you put plants into the ground there: The plot was surrounded by a stone wall and planted with flowering trees. a densely planted garden (= one in which the plants are close together)

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  • plant verb (PUT)

[T + adv/prep] to put something firmly and strongly in a particular place: My brother planted himself on the sofa in front of the television. He planted a kiss on her forehead/a blow on his opponent's jaw.
C2 [T usually + adv/prep] to cause an idea or story to exist: That incident planted doubts about him in my mind. Who planted these rumours?
planting
noun [C or U] uk   /ˈplɑːn.tɪŋ/  us   /ˈplæn.t̬ɪŋ/
Heavy rain delayed planting in parts of Indiana.
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(Definition of plant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "plant" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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plantnoun

 us   /plænt/
  • plant noun (LIVING THING)

[C] a living thing that usually produces seeds and typically has a stem, leaves, roots, and sometimes flowers: We brought a house plant as a gift when we spent the weekend with our friend Sylvia.
  • plant noun (GROUP)

biology [U] one of five kingdoms (= groups) into which living things are divided, the members of which have many cells, are unable to control their own movement, and get their energy from the light of the sun
  • plant noun (FACTORY)

 us   /plænt/ [C] a factory and the machinery in it used to produce or process something: a manufacturing plant

plantverb

 us   /plænt/
  • plant verb (PUT)

[T always + adv/prep] to put something firmly in a particular place: He planted a kiss on her forehead.
[T always + adv/prep] To plant an idea or story is to cause it to exist: Defense lawyers try to plant doubts in the minds of the jurors about what actually happened.
  • plant verb (PUT SECRETLY)

[T] to put something or someone in a position secretly, esp. in order to deceive: She insisted that the real thief had planted the evidence in her car.
  • plant verb (LIVING THING)

[T] to put a seed or plant into the ground or into a container of earth so that it will grow: We’ve planted some trees along the back of our property.
(Definition of plant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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plantnoun

uk   /plɑːnt/  us   /plænt/ PRODUCTION
[C] a factory or other place where goods are manufactured or resources such as energy are produced: The city is considering shutting down a major power plant for environmental reasons. A series of recent plant closures has left hundreds of people out of work. industrial/manufacturing/processing plant assembly/chemical/bottling plant
[U] large pieces of equipment and machinery that are used in manufacturing processes: plant and equipment/machinery Improved market conditions worldwide are driving investments in new plant and equipment.
(Definition of plant from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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