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.
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China expanded its ban on Canadian canola seed imports on Tuesday to include shipments from Viterra Inc, the latest development in a wider trade dispute between the two countries.
Reuters. Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019 11:54:47 -0400.
A $300,000 seed fund to boost women's development programmes will kick off by supporting those that advocate or address employment and health issues for one year.
Straits Times. Sunday, 24 Mar 2019 05:00:00 +0800.
Rising Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu's 10th win in a row was another lengthy encounter. She downed No. 8 seed Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 in a third-round match at the Miami Open that finished Sunday at 1:30 a.m. ET.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Saturday, 23 Mar 2019 13:44:11 EDT.
Chinese importers are unwilling to purchase Canadian canola seed at the moment, according to the group that represents the industry in Canada.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Friday, 22 Mar 2019 09:14:42 EDT.
No. 1 seeds are now 135-1 against 16s in the NCAA Tournament after UMBC made history against Virginia last year. On Thursday and Friday, four 16 seeds will take on 1s knowing that another historic upset is possible.
By Adam Zagoria, Contributor. Forbes. Thursday, 21 Mar 2019 08:02:00 -0400.