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.
Early snowmelt increases the risk of phenological mismatch, in which the flowering of periodic plants and pollinators fall out of sync, compromising seed production.
Science Daily. Friday, 12 Jul 2019 12:02:30 EDT.
LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2019 -- Park Place Payments, the first fintech company with a direct sales force comprised of women, launched today and announced that it has raised more than $1 million in seed funding. ...
PR Newswire. Wednesday, 10 Jul 2019 11:01:00 +0000.
A seed developer from the Netherlands credited with introducing high quality disease-resistant vegetable seeds to more than 60 countries including the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia was awarded the 2019 World Food Prize on Monday. ...
Yahoo. Monday, 10 Jun 2019 12:14:57 -0400.
American teenager Amanda Anisimova stunned defending champion Simona Halep on Thursday to reach a French Open semifinal against Australian eighth seed Ashleigh Barty.The 17-year-old downed ...
Japan Times. Thursday, 06 Jun 2019 21:10:59 +0900.
Armed with powerful pay-as-you-go cloud computing infrastructure, ample venture seed money and data science, software engineers are reimagining commerce, sector by sector.
By Jon Markman, Contributor. Forbes. Friday, 24 May 2019 17:13:00 +0000.
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