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Graft Graft, n. [Prob. orig. so called because illegitimate or
improper profit was looked upon as a graft, or sort of
excrescence, on a legitimate business undertaking, in
distinction from its natural proper development.]
1. Acquisition of money, position, etc., by dishonest or
unjust means, as by actual theft or by taking advantage of
a public office or any position of trust or employment to
obtain fees, perquisites, profits on contracts,
legislation, pay for work not done or service not
performed, etc.; illegal or unfair practice for profit or
personal advantage; also, anything thus gained. [Colloq.]
2. A ``soft thing' or ``easy thing;' a ``snap.' [Slang]
GraftGraft Graft, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grafted; p. pr. & vb. n.
Grafting.] [F. greffer. See Graft, n.]
1. To insert (a graft) in a branch or stem of another tree;
to propagate by insertion in another stock; also, to
insert a graft upon. [Formerly written graff.]
2. (Surg.) To implant a portion of (living flesh or akin) in
a lesion so as to form an organic union.
3. To join (one thing) to another as if by grafting, so as to
bring about a close union.
And graft my love immortal on thy fame ! --Pope.
4. (Naut.) To cover, as a ring bolt, block strap, splicing,
etc., with a weaving of small cord or rope-yarns.
Graft Graft, v. i.
To insert scions from one tree, or kind of tree, etc., into
another; to practice grafting.
GraftGraft Graft, n. [OE. graff, F. greffe, originally the same
word as OF. grafe pencil, L. graphium, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to
write; prob. akin to E. carve. So named from the resemblance
of a scion or shoot to a pointed pencil. Cf. Graphic,
(a) A small shoot or scion of a tree inserted in another
tree, the stock of which is to support and nourish it.
The two unite and become one tree, but the graft
determines the kind of fruit.
(b) A branch or portion of a tree growing from such a shoot.
(c) (Surg.) A portion of living tissue used in the operation
Meaning of Graft from wikipedia
- Look up graft
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Graft
(politics), a form of political corruption Graft
is a horticultural technique whereby tissues
so as to continue their growth
together. The upper
part of the combined...
- Bone grafting
is a surgical procedure
that replaces missing
bone in order
that are extremely
complex, pose a significant
- Skin grafting
, a type of graft
of skin. The transplanted tissue
a skin graft
may use skin grafting...
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- IUPAC definitions graft
macromolecule: A macromolecule
with one or more species
of block connected
to the main chain
as side-chains, these
, as understood
English, is a form of political corruption defined
as the unscrupulous
use of a politician's authority
- Grafting refers
to a surgical procedure
to move tissue
from one site to another
on the body, or from another
creature, without bringing
its own blood
- Coronary artery
byp**** surgery, also known
as coronary artery
"cabbage") is a surgical procedure
to treat coronary
- Gingival grafting
, also called
or periodontal plastic
surgery, is a generic
term for the performance
of any of a number