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Definition of the noun grafting

What does grafting mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: graftings

  1. the act of grafting something onto something else
    • example: Johnny Appleseed is beloved in American folklore, because he traveled the country and planted apple seeds wherever he went; but folklore lovers don't know much about apple trees, which almost always require grafting to be much use.
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of grafting: graft
    • more generic words: affixation / attachment = the act of attaching or affixing something

Alternative definition of the noun grafting

noun

  1. [horticulture] The act, art, or process of inserting grafts.
  2. [nautical] The act or method of weaving a cover for a ring, rope end, etc.
  3. [surgery] The transplanting of a portion of flesh or skin to a denuded surface; autoplastic.
  4. [carpentry] A scarfing or endwise attachment of one timber to another.

Explanation

  1. Grafting or graftage is a horticultural technique whereby tissues from one plant are inserted into those of another so that the two sets of vascular tissues may join together. This vascular joining is called inosculation. The technique is most commonly used in asexual propagation of commercially grown plants for the horticultural and agricultural trades.
  2. Grafting: In knitting, grafting is the joining of two knitted fabrics using yarn and a needle in one of three types of seams: selvage-to-selvage seam, selvage-to-end seam, or end-to-end seam The Kitchener stitch is a common method for the third type of seam.
  3. Grafting: У информатици, калемљење је метод који се користи за манипулисање стаблима. Једно такво стабло је уређено дрво где су подстабла за било који чвор уређена. Тада је корен, ..., корен потомак корена и корен је i-ти потомак. Погодно представљање уређеног стабла је да га представимо као корено бинарно стабло, где се за чување сваког чвора користи иста количина меморије.
  4. Grafting is the process of adding nodes to inferred decision trees to improve the predictive accuracy. A decision tree is a graphical model that is used as a support tool for decision process.
  5. Grafting: In computer science, grafting is a method used to manipulate trees. One such tree is an ordered tree, which is where the subtrees for any node are ordered. Let root, ..., root be the children of root and root be the ith child. A suitable representation of ordered trees is to make them a rooted binary tree, where each node is stored in the same amount of memory.

Phrases with Grafting

Phrases starting with the word Grafting:

  1. Grafting wax
  2. Grafting Tool
  3. Grafting Scissors

Phrases ending with the word Grafting:

  1. Side Grafting
  2. Whip Grafting
  3. cleft grafting
  4. crown grafting
  5. saddle grafting
  6. splice grafting

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Grafting

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Google previewEveryman his own Gardener ... By Thomas Mawe, and J. Abercrombie [or rather, by J. Abercrombie alone]. The twenty-third edition ... By James Main (1829)

by John ABERCROMBIE (Horticulturist.), James MAIN (A.L.S.)

Grafting is the taking ofi'a shoot from one tree, and in. serting it into another, in such a manner as that both may unite closely and become one tree; this is called by the ancient writers on husbandry and gardening, incision, to distinguish it from ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana (1845)

by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Grafting is a mode of propagation applicable to most sorts of plants. A scion is a young shoot of a tree, which, by inserting into the stem or branch of another, and by the influence of vegetation, is made to adhere to it, and which process is ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of the Useful Arts (1848)

Grafting is a mode of propagation applicable to most sorts of plants. A scion is a young shoot of a tree, which, by inserting into the stem or branch of another, and by the influence of vegetation, is made to adhere to it, and which process is ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Mixed sciences, vol. 4

Grafting is a mode of propagation applicable to most sorts of plants. A scion is a young shoot of a tree, which, by inserting into the stem or branch of another, and by the influence of vegetation, is made to adhere to it, and which process is ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana (1845)

Or Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... Comprising the Twofoldadvantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Grafting is a mode of propagation applicable to most sorts of plants. A scion is a young shoot of a tree, which, by inserting into the stem or branch of another, and by the influence of vegetation, is made to adhere to it, and which process ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Grafting is a mode of propagation applicable to most sorts of plants. A scion is a young shoot of a tree, which, by inserting into the stem or branch of another, and by the influence of vegetation, is made to adhere to it, and which process is ...

Google previewThe New Self-Sufficient Gardener (2008)

by John Seymour

Since grafting is an asexual way of propagating plants, you must make sure that the scion is compatible with the root stock. Compatible pairings for...

Cleft grafting is a way of resuscitating an old or sick tree. All the main branches should be ...

Google previewFarm Horticulture (2009)

by George William Hood

Grafting may be used to correct a poor habit of growth, as, for example, the Canada Red apple which has a straggling habit of growth, is grafted on some straight growing tree, as the Tolman Sweet. (6) Grafting is a 100 BUDDING AND ...

Google previewPedretti's Occupational Therapy, Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction (2016)

Medicine, Medicine by CTI Reviews

Skin grafting is a type of graft surgery involving the transplantation of skin. The transplanted tissue is called a skin graft. Skin grafting is often used to treat:• Extensive wounding or trauma•Burns•Areas of extensive skin loss due to infection such ...

Google previewPolymeric Materials with Antimicrobial Activity (2013)

From Synthesis to Applications by Maria Cerrada

Enzymatic grafting is an ecofriendly approach to meet the growing consumers' expectation of higher hygiene standards and safer products together with environment protection concerns.7 Cellulose fibres have been grafted with laccases.

Google previewPropagation Handbook (1995)

Basic Techniques for Gardeners by Geoff Bryant

Grafting is a commonly used technique for propagating selected forms of ornamental trees, conifers and fruit trees. On any higher plant there exists, just beneath the bark or outer cuticle, a thin layer of cells known as the cambium layer . This is ...

Google previewPediatrics (2010)

by Maureen R. Nelson, MD

Treatment Medical Minimize risks for infection □ Pain management □ Burn site coverage by artificial membranes, or with □ skin grafting is an ongoing process; silvadene has been a mainstay of topical therapy, but new options continue to be ...

Google previewUrban Homesteading (2011)

Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living by Rachel Kaplan, K. Ruby Blume

” Cleft grafting is a simple way to join scion to rootstock in an urban orchard. 1. Saw through all the main branches ...

Google previewA Woman's Decision (1998)

Breast Care, Treatment & Reconstruction by Karen Berger, John Bostwick

Today, fat grafting is a newer method for improving capsular contracture deformities and softening the breast appearance. Operative solutions focus on releasing some or all of the scar tissue (capsulotomy) or removing it ( capsulectomy).

Google previewBreast Disease (2014)

Comprehensive Management by Adam Riker

Fat grafting is a promising adjunct in breast reconstruction. Contour deformities and areas deficient in volume can be injected to improve the final appearance of the reconstructed breast. Previous apprehensions with respect to risks of fat ...

Google previewThe Care of Wounds (2012)

A Guide for Nurses by Carol Dealey

Once the wound is clean, skin grafting is the fastest method of wound closure. Finger-Tip injuries Crushing finger-tip injuries are very common in children, mainly caused by fingers being caught in the house or car doors. A 5-year survey of ...

Google previewHaimovici's Vascular Surgery (2012)

by Enrico Ascher

Aortoiliac endarterectomy may be utilized for a small group of patients, but, in most, aortofemoral grafting is the preferred procedure. The key features of aortofemoral grafting are high placement of the proximal anastomosis immediately distal ...

Google previewMinimally Invasive Periodontal Therapy (2014)

Clinical Techniques and Visualization Technology by Stephen K. Harrel, Thomas G. Wilson, Jr.

Allograft donor tissue The second major feature of minimally invasive soft tissue grafting is the elimination of the palatal donor site. The tunnel technique provides a minimally invasive site preparation method suitable for either autologous or ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing (2006)

by Sunggyu Lee

Target Reaction AO-Polymer grafting (10) Unwanted Side Reaction...

For example, melt grafting of the two maleated antioxidants, BPM and APM (see below), on PP was shown to lead to high ...

Google previewchambers's encyclopaedia: a dictionary of universal knowledge for the people (1878)

GRAFTING, the uniting of a young shoot (scion) of one kind of plant to a stem [ stock) of another kind, so that the scion may receive nourishment from the stock. Grafting has been practised from ancient times, as may be seen from passages in ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture (1914)

A Reference System of Commercial Horticulture, Covering the Practical and Scientific Phases of Horticulture, with Special Reference to Fruits and Vegetables by Granville Lowther, William Worthington

Cleft grafting is sometimes employed on other trees besides the apple. This method is also sometimes called top grafting. As many varieties as there are branches to work them upon may be top grafted upon a single tree. In fact, there is no ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

GRAfting, Seasons prope R for. The season for performing the operation of grafting is February and March. When performed in February, it is generally most successful, especially for cherries, plums, and pears; but March is beft adapted for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science (2006)

by P. Somasundaran

Indirect Grafting (Displacement) lndirect grafting refers to the establishment of covalent bonds between the intercalated molecule and the interlayer hydroxyl groups of the kaolinite matrix that requires preintercalation of an organic solvent ( or ...

Google previewRodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening (2009)

The Indispensible Green Resource for Every Gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara Ellis, Ellen Phillips

Grafting: Grafting is a more advanced propagation technique. It involves joining a stern piece of one plant (the scion) to the root system of another plant (the rootstock) in such a way that the parts unite and continue to grow. You can reproduce ...

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

Cleft grafting is particularly adapted to large trees, when the variety is to be changed. Branches too large to be worked by other methods may be cleft grafted. But, as a rule, the larger the branch the less satisfactory will be the result. A branch ...

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Quotes about Grafting

This may be done by grafting, by confining the roots, withholding water, bending the branches, or in a hundred other ways which all proceed upon the same principle. (Robert Fortune)
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Scrabble value of G2R1A1F4T1I1N1G2

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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