vernalize
transitive verb see vernalization

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • vernalize — (Amer.) v. speed up the development process of a plant by exposing its seed or bulb to cold temperatures (also vernalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vernalize — [vʉr′nə līz΄] vt. vernalized, vernalizing [ VERNAL + IZE] to stimulate the growth and flowering of (a plant) by artificially shortening the dormant period vernalization n …   English World dictionary

  • vernalize — jarovizuoti statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Greitinti augalų rutuliojimąsi, veikiant juos tam tikru periodu žemesnėmis teigiamomis temperatūromis. atitikmenys: angl. yarovize; vernalize rus. яровизировать ryšiai: sinonimas –… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • vernalize — vernalization, n. /verr nl uyz /, v.t., vernalized, vernalizing. to shorten the growth period of (a plant) by chilling or other special treatment of it, its seeds, or its bulbs. Also, esp. Brit., vernalise. [1820 30; VERNAL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • vernalize — verb To subject to vernalization …   Wiktionary

  • vernalize — ver·nal·ize …   English syllables

  • vernalize —   v.t. to cause (plants) to come to early maturity, especially by chilling seeds, bulbs etc.    ♦ vernalization, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • vernalize — I. ˈ ̷ ̷nəlˌīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) : to make vernal : give freshness to II. transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary vernal + ize : to hasten the flowering and fruiting of (plants) by treating s …   Useful english dictionary

  • vernalized — vernalize (Amer.) v. speed up the development process of a plant by exposing its seed or bulb to cold temperatures (also vernalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vernalizes — vernalize (Amer.) v. speed up the development process of a plant by exposing its seed or bulb to cold temperatures (also vernalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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