Definition of the adjective fruitless
What does fruitless mean as an attribute of a noun?
- unproductive of success
Alternative definition of the adjective fruitless
- Useless; unproductive.
- Bearing no fruit; barren.
- "Fruitless" is a musical album of Lisa DeBenedictis.
- released on (10 years ago)
- "Fruitless" is a musical album of Poi Dog Pondering.
- released in (24 years ago)
- The fruitless gene is a Drosophila melanogaster gene that encodes several variants of a putative transcription factor protein. Normal fruitless function is required for proper development of several anatomical structures necessary for courtship, including motor neurons which innervate muscles needed for fly sexual behaviors. The gene does not have an obvious mammallian homolog, but appears to function in sex determination in species as distant as the mosquito Anopheles gambiae. fruitless serves as an example of how a gene or groups of genes may regulate the development and/or function of neurons involved in innate behavior. Research on fruitless has received attention in the popular press, since it provokes discussion on genetics of human sexual orientation, and behaviors such as gender-specific aggression.
- Fruitless a.k.a. zinc finger and BTB domain containing 22 is a gene.
- also known as zinc finger protein 297
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Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)
* FRUITLESS, adj. [from fruit.] r. Barren of fruit ...
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
Fruitless, adj. Fruitlessly, adv ...
Fully Revised and Updated for the 21st Century by Zolar
having a fight with an: fruitless arguments over petty misunderstandings. not ...
The Harvard encyclopedia (1890)
a dictionary of language arts, sciences, and general literature
the state of being fruitless. Bootless errand, an errand fruitless, or by which nothing was gained. BOOT ...
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- Fruitless Tree
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- Fruitless Pear
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- Fruitless field
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- Fruitless Harvest
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- Raindrops on Fruitless Mulberry
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Scrabble value of F4R1U1I1T1L1E1S1S1
The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of FRUITLESS
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- RUST FLIES
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