the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation
take root and begin to grow; "this plant roots quickly"
the place where something begins, where it springs into being; "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"; "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"; "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"; "communism's Russian root"
cause to take roots
someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style; "He finally settled down"
the condition of belonging to a particular place or group by virtue of social or ethnic or cultural lineage; "his roots in Texas go back a long way"; "he went back to Sweden to search for his roots"; "his music has African roots"
(botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to
remove the seeds from; "seed grapes"
inoculate with microorganisms
the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain; "seed clouds"
anything that provides inspiration for later work
distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds
one of the outstanding players in a tournament
place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth; "She sowed sunflower seeds"
a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa
go to seed; shed seeds; "The dandelions went to seed"
a small hard fruit
help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money