Planting - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈplæntɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word planting
Brit.  |ˈplɑːntɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word planting
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to plant

noun

- the act of fixing firmly in place

he ordered the planting of policemen outside every doorway

- a collection of plants (trees or shrubs or flowers) in a particular area

the landscape architect suggested a small planting in the northwest corner

- putting seeds or young plants in the ground to grow

the planting of corn is hard work

Examples

he ordered the planting of policemen outside every doorway

the landscape architect suggested a small planting in the northwest corner

the planting of corn is hard work

Planting seeds in the ground

Farmers are busy preparing the soil for planting.

There are practical as well as aesthetic reasons for planting trees.

After planting the seeds, soak the soil.

You should aerate the soil before planting the seeds.

...occulted their house from prying eyes by planting large trees around it...

...a week of nonstop rain that submersed the cornfields and delayed planting for days...

...one of the great wayfarers of American folklore, Johnny Appleseed wandered across the country, always planting apple seeds...

...beautified the roadside landscape by planting flowers...

Planting his case on the table, he looked at us expectantly.

Make sure the soil is moist before planting the seeds.

Two men are accused of planting a bomb on the plane.

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