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schizogony Tweet Definition of schizogony Like Definition of schizogony on Facebook
noun 
  1. (biology) asexual reproduction of protozoans etc characterized by multiple divisions of the nucleus and cell
     
schizont Tweet Definition of schizont Like Definition of schizont on Facebook
noun 
  1. A cell that divides by schizogony.
     
seed Tweet Definition of seed Like Definition of seed on Facebook
noun 
  1. (countable) A fertilized grain, initially encased in a fruit, which may grow into a mature plant.
If you plant a in the spring, you may have a pleasant surprise in the autumn.
  1. (context, countable, botany) A fertilized ovule, containing an embryonic plant.
  2. (uncountable) An amount of fertilized grain that cannot be readily counted.
The entire field was covered with geese eating the freshly sown .
  1. (uncountable) Semen.
Sometimes a man may feel encouraged to spread his before he settles down to raise a family.
  1. (countable) A precursor.
The of an idea. Which idea was the (idea)?
  1. (countable) The initial state, condition or position of a changing, growing or developing process; the ultimate precusor in a defined chain of precusors.
  1. The initial position of a competitor or team in a tournament. (seed position)
  2. The team with the best regular season record receives the top in the conference tournament.
  3. The competitor or team occupying a given seed. (seed position)
  4. The rookie was a surprising top .
  5. Initialization state of a Wikipedia:Pseudorandom number generator, pseudorandom number generator (PRNG). (seed number)
  6. If you use the same you will get exactly the same pattern of numbers.
  7. Commercial message in a creative format placed on relevant sites on the Internet. (seed idea or seed message)
  8. The latest has attracted a lot of users in our online community.
verb 
  1. (transitive) To plant or sow an area with seeds.
I seeded my lawn with bluegrass.
  1. (transitive) To start; to provide, assign or determine the initial resources for, position of, state of.
A venture captialist seeds young companies.
The tournament coordinator will the starting lineup with the best competitors from the qualifying round.
This marketing company successfully seeds viral campaigns using wikipedia:media meshing, media meshing.
The programmer seeds fresh, uncorrupted data into the database before running unit tests.''
adjective 
  1. Held in reserve for future growth.
money
Don't eat your corn
  1. First. The initial state, condition or position of a changing, growing or developing process; the ultimate precusor in a defined chain of precusors.
What was the number that initiated the sequence of values?
The qualifying match determines the position one will have in the final competition.
  1. A precursor, especially in a process without a defined initial state.
What was the idea behind your scheme?
Use your profits as money for your next venture.
     
sextuplet Tweet Definition of sextuplet Like Definition of sextuplet on Facebook
noun 
  1. One of a group of six babies born from the same mother during the same birth.
     
spermatogenesis Tweet Definition of spermatogenesis Like Definition of spermatogenesis on Facebook
noun 
  1. The process of sperm production in the testes.
     
sporogenesis Tweet Definition of sporogenesis Like Definition of sporogenesis on Facebook
noun 
  1. (cytology) The process by which spores are produced.
     
stunt Tweet Definition of stunt Like Definition of stunt on Facebook
noun 
  1. A dare, daring or dangerous feat, often involving the display of gymnastic skills.
verb 
  1. To check the growth or development of.
     
suckling Tweet Definition of suckling Like Definition of suckling on Facebook
noun 
  1. A young horse that is still nursing its mother, or dam.
     

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