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Definition of Root barnacle
Root barnacle 2. An edible or esculent root, especially of such plants as
produce a single root, as the beet, carrot, etc.; as, the
3. That which resembles a root in position or function, esp.
as a source of nourishment or support; that from which
anything proceeds as if by growth or development; as, the
root of a tooth, a nail, a cancer, and the like.
(a) An ancestor or progenitor; and hence, an early race; a
They were the roots out of which sprang two
distinct people. --Locke.
(b) A primitive form of speech; one of the earliest terms
employed in language; a word from which other words
are formed; a radix, or radical.
(c) The cause or occasion by which anything is brought
about; the source. ``She herself . . . is root of
The love of money is a root of all kinds of
evil. --1 Tim. vi.
10 (rev. Ver.)
(d) (Math.) That factor of a quantity which when
multiplied into itself will produce that quantity;
thus, 3 is a root of 9, because 3 multiplied into
itself produces 9; 3 is the cube root of 27.
(e) (Mus.) The fundamental tone of any chord; the tone
from whose harmonics, or overtones, a chord is
(f) The lowest place, position, or part. ``Deep to the
roots of hell.' --Milton. ``The roots of the
4. (Astrol.) The time which to reckon in making calculations.
When a root is of a birth yknowe [known]. --Chaucer.
A["e]rial roots. (Bot.)
(a) Small roots emitted from the stem of a plant in the
open air, which, attaching themselves to the bark of
trees, etc., serve to support the plant.
(b) Large roots growing from the stem, etc., which descend
and establish themselves in the soil. See Illust. of
Multiple primary root (Bot.), a name given to the numerous
roots emitted from the radicle in many plants, as the
Primary root (Bot.), the central, first-formed, main root,
from which the rootlets are given off.
Root and branch, every part; wholly; completely; as, to
destroy an error root and branch.
Root-and-branch men, radical reformers; -- a designation
applied to the English Independents (1641). See Citation
under Radical, n., 2.
Root barnacle (Zo["o]l.), one of the Rhizocephala.
Root hair (Bot.), one of the slender, hairlike fibers found
on the surface of fresh roots. They are prolongations of
the superficial cells of the root into minute tubes.
Root leaf (Bot.), a radical leaf. See Radical, a., 3
Root louse (Zo["o]l.), any plant louse, or aphid, which
lives on the roots of plants, as the Phylloxera of the
grapevine. See Phylloxera.
Root of an equation (Alg.), that value which, substituted
for the unknown quantity in an equation, satisfies the
Root of a nail
(Anat.), the part of a nail which is covered by the skin.
Root of a tooth (Anat.), the part of a tooth contained in
the socket and consisting of one or more fangs.
Secondary roots (Bot.), roots emitted from any part of the
plant above the radicle.
To strike root, To take root, to send forth roots; to
become fixed in the earth, etc., by a root; hence, in
general, to become planted, fixed, or established; to
increase and spread; as, an opinion takes root. ``The
bended twigs take root.' --Milton.
Meaning of Root barnacle from wikipedia
- The word barnacle
is a slang
term used in electrical engineering
made to a product
on the manufacturing floor
that was not part of...
to other barnacles unrecognisable
in the adult
form. The name Rhizocephala derives
from the Ancient
ῥίζα (rhiza, "root
") and κεφαλή (kephalē...
submerged, the organisms
they host include
, oysters, sponges, and bryozoans, which
a hard surface
- of barnacles
that is a parasitic castrator
of crabs. They belong
to a group called
Rhizocephala. The adults
bear no resemblance
to the barnacles
- ISBN 978-0-203-40850-6. "Barnacle
Goose". The Medieval
20 June 2016. Beatrice White
(1945). "Whale-hunting, the barnacle
goose, and the date...
- (-logia). English names
are usually created
of the study) and appending
logy to it with the interconsonantal...
- organism. For instance, barnacles
is an example
of an ectosymbiotic relationship where
the whale provides
with a home, a ride, and...
- was a nightmare. But he is oblivious
to the presence
of a trace
of wet barnacles
on the floor. Rough Night
In a mid-credits scene, Pippa sings lyrics
- originally using variations
Bill by Herbert
Ashworth-Hope (not to be confused
with the bawdy American drinking
Bill the Sailor.) The...
- the barnacle
to drop its ripened fruit
into the sea near the Orkney
Islands. The ripened fruit would
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