graft

  • 1 Graft — may refer to:*Grafting, where the tissues of one plant are affixed to the tissues of another *Medical grafting, a surgical procedure to transplant tissue without a blood supply *Skin grafting, a type of organ transplant procedure involving skin… …

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  • 2 graft — [graft, gräft] n. [with unhistoric t, for earlier graff < ME graffe < OFr, a pencil < L graphium < Gr grapheion, stylus (see GRAPHIC): from resemblance of the scion to a pointed pencil] 1. a) a shoot or bud of one plant or tree… …

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  • 3 Graft — ist ein altes Wort für einen Wassergraben, Gräfte die Bezeichnung für Transplantat in der medizinischen Fachsprache Graft heißt ein Teil des Dorfes Graft De Rijp die Graft Gesellschaft von Architekten ein im 14. Jahrhundert angelegter Wasserlauf… …

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  • 4 Graft — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 graft — Ⅰ. graft [1] ► NOUN 1) a shoot from one plant inserted into a slit cut into another to form a new growth. 2) a piece of living bodily tissue that is transplanted surgically to replace diseased or damaged tissue. 3) an operation in which tissue is …

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  • 6 graft — I noun blackmail, bribery, corruption, exploitation, fraudulent income, hush money, illegal profit, illicit profit, illicit revenue, inserere, kickback, money illegally acquired, political corruption, profiteering, property illegally acquired,… …

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  • 7 -graft- — [engl. graft = pfropfen]: in der Nomenklatur von Polymeren ein kursiv gesetztes Strukturinfix zur Beschreibung von ↑ Pfropfcopolymeren, bei denen auf eine (zuerst genannte) Hauptkette Seitenketten aufgepfropft sind, z. B. Polybutadien graft… …

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  • 8 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,… …

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  • 9 Graft — 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}, {Grammar.}] (a) A… …

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  • 10 Graft —   die, / en, Gräfte die, / , mit Wasser gefüllter Umfriedungsgraben, v. a. bei westfälischen Wasserschlössern. * * * Grạft, die; , en [mhd., ahd. graft, zu ↑graben; vgl. ↑Gracht] (Fachspr., sonst veraltet): Wassergraben um ein Schloss o. Ä.;… …

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  • 11 graft — [n1] transplant bud*, hybridization, implant, jointure, scion, shoot, slip, splice, sprout, union; concepts 113,257 graft [n2] payoff for fraud bribe, corruption, gain, hat*, hush money*, juice*, money, money under the table*, pay, payola*,… …

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  • 12 Graft — Graft, v. i. To insert scions from one tree, or kind of tree, etc., into another; to practice grafting. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 graft — graft. См. трансплантация. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 14 graft — graft. См. графт. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 15 graft — ▪ I. graft graft 1 [grɑːft ǁ græft] noun [uncountable] 1. informal hard work: • He put his success down to stamina, resilience, and sheer hard graft. 2. especially AmE when money or ad …

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  • 16 graft — en·graft; graft·age; graft; het·ero·graft; ho·mo·graft; in·ter·graft; iso·graft; mi·cro·graft; al·lo·graft; xe·no·graft; au·to·graft; graft·er; en·graft·ment; …

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  • 17 graft — I n. act of grafting, inserting 1) to do a graft 2) a bone; skin graft 3) a (skin) graft takes bribes 4) graft and corruption work (colloq.) (BE) 5) hard graft II v. (D; tr.) to graft on to, onto * * * …

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  • 18 graft — graft1 [gra:ft US græft] n [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: graff graft (14 19 centuries), from Old French grafe pencil, graft , from Greek graphein to write ; because a plant graft looks like a pencil] 1.) a piece of healthy skin or bone taken from… …

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  • 19 graft — I. /graft / (say grahft) noun 1. Horticulture a. a shoot or part of a plant (the scion) inserted in a groove, slit, or the like in another plant or tree (the stock) so as to become nourished by and united with it. b. the plant or tree (the united …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 graft´er — graft1 «graft, grahft», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to put (a shoot or bud from one tree or plant) into a slit in another tree or plant, so that it will grow there as a part of it; engraft. 2. to produce or improve (a fruit, flower, grain, or other… …

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