The word seed is a noun. Seed means (1) the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract, (2) anything that provides inspiration for later work, (3) one of the outstanding players in a tournament, (4) a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa, (5) a small hard fruit.
Seed is also a verb that means (1) remove the seeds from, (2) inoculate with microorganisms, (3) sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain, (4) distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds, (5) place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth, (6) go to seed; shed seeds, (7) bear seeds, (8) help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word seed.
Many people enjoy watching birds at a bird feeder, but did you know that there are different varieties of birdseed? Learn which types of seed are best for attracting various kinds of birds to your yard.
World No. 7 Kei Nishikori moved into the semifinals of the Rotterdam Open on Friday following a straight-sets victory over Hungarian Marton Fucsovics.The top seed ...
Japan Times. Saturday, 16 Feb 2019 19:31:48 +0900.
Top seed Simona Halep came back from 4-1 down in the deciding set to beat Elina Svitolina 6-3 3-6 6-4 in the Qatar Open semi-final on Friday, marking her first victory over the Ukrainian in nearly two years.
Reuters. Friday, 15 Feb 2019 13:51:30 -0500.
30 Under 30 Evisort announces raise of $4.5 million. The seed round is led by Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos-backed Village Global and Amity Ventures.
By Ayurella Horn-muller, Contributor. Forbes. Tuesday, 12 Feb 2019 13:34:00 -0500.
S&W Seed (SANW) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 0.00% and -7.10%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2018. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Tuesday, 12 Feb 2019 14:20:03 GMT.
Some farmers say they're buying a popular new soybean seed partly because they're afraid of crop damage from herbicide drift. A new lawsuit claims the seed maker is violating antitrust laws.
Dan Charles. NPR. Thursday, 07 Feb 2019 05:04:00 -0500.