Bamboo

Bamboo u: (Bambuseae) is a tribe of flowering perennial evergreen plants in the grass family Poaceae, subfamily Bambusoideae, tribe Bambuseae. Giant bamboos are the largest members of the grass family. In bamboos, the internodal regions of the stem are hollow and the vascular bundles in the cross section are scattered throughout the stem instead o...
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Bamboo

(Chusquea) This is a group of evergreen Bamboos mainly from South America.C. culeou is a shrubby plant that forms wide, dense clumps. The dark olive green canes ordinarily grow from 8 to 11 feet high, but sometimes reach a height of 28 feet. These canes produce bunches of short, thin, leafy branches along their length. The new canes have noticeable...
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bamboo

[adj] - made of bamboo 2. [n] - the hard woody stems of bamboo plants 3. [n] - woody tropical grass having hollow woody stems
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Bamboo

• (n.) A plant of the family of grasses, and genus Bambusa, growing in tropical countries. • (v. t.) To flog with the bamboo.
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bamboo

<botany> A plant of the family of grasses, and genus Bambusa, growing in tropical countries. ... The most useful species is Bambusa arundinacea, which has a woody, hollow, round, straight, jointed stem, and grows to the height of forty feet and upward. The flowers grow in large panicles, from the joints of the stalk, placed three in a parcel,...
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bamboo

noun woody tropical grass having hollow woody stems; mature canes used for construction and furniture
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Bamboo

[elephant] Bamboo is an Asian elephant residing at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington that has been at the center of controversy for several years. Her reputation as a troubled elephant, allegedly due to past abuse and an inadequate life at the Zoo, has caused animal rights activists such as Friends of Woodland Park Zoo Elephants ...
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Bamboo

[production act] Bamboo was a short-lived British house production act formed by producer Andrew Livingstone, formerly of Hed Boys (with Dave Lee/Joey Negro). It had a #2 hit in the UK Singles Chart with `Bamboogie` in 1998, which was based on a sample from the KC and the Sunshine Band song `Get Down Tonight`. The act`s other hit single, al...
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Bamboo

[software] Bamboo is a continuous integration server from Atlassian, the makers of JIRA, Confluence and Crowd. Bamboo is free for philanthropic and open-source projects. Commercial organizations are charged based on the number of build agents needed. Academic organizations receive a 50% discount on licensing costs under Atlassian`s academic...
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Bamboo

[unit] A bamboo is an obsolete unit of length in India and Myanmar. ==India== In India, the unit was fixed by the reforms of Akbar the Great (1556–1605) at approximately 12.8 m (42 ft). After Metrication in India in the mid-20th century, the unit became obsolete. ==Myanmar== In Myanmar (formerly Burma) it was approximately 3.912 meters (1...
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Bamboo

Bam·boo' (băm*bō') noun [ Malay bambu , mambu .] (Botany) A plant of the family of grasses, and genus Bambusa , growing in tropical countries. » The most useful species is Bambusa arundinacea , which has a woody, hollow, round, straight, jointed st...
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Bamboo

Bam·boo' transitive verb To flog with the bamboo.
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Bamboo

A natural material with a great strength to weight ratio. It was used in the early construction of aircraft wings and fuselages.
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Bamboo

A natural plant which can be used in fabric fibres of outdoor wear. Used to provide softness, increased absorbency as well as antimicrobial functions.
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Bamboo

A natural woven or knit fabric made from the cellulose fiber pulp of the fast-growing, sustainable bamboo plant. Soft and drapable.
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Bamboo

A very durable material made using natural bamboo fiber. It is absorbent and breathable, making it resistant to bacteria and odor. This is an eco-friendly material.
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Bamboo

An excellent plant or wood to use with Feng Shui, it symbolises longevity. Bamboo stems are good for slowing down the flow of Chi. Tie them with a red ribbon to provide the Yang energy required. Hung from the ceiling they counteract the negative energy of overhead beams to soften the negative effect that they produce.
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bamboo

Any of a large group of giant grass plants, found mainly in tropical and subtropical regions. Some species grow as tall as 36 m/120 ft. The stems are hollow and jointed and can be used in furniture, house, and boat construction. The young shoots are edible; paper is made from the stems. (Genu...
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bamboo

any of the tall, treelike grasses comprising the subfamily Bambusoideae of the family Poaceae. More than 75 genera and 1,000 species of bamboos have ... [19 related articles]
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Bamboo

Bamboo fabric is made from the pulp of the bamboo grass. It is light and strong, has excellent wicking properties, and is to some extent antibacterial. The use of bamboo fiber for clothing was a 20th century development, pioneered by several Chinese corporations.
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Bamboo

Bamboo is a genus of arborescent grasses (family Gramineae) found chiefly in warm climates. There are many species, the culms are round (rarely square), jointed, sometimes thorny, and hollow or solid with evergreen or deciduous leaves and can grow to 30 metres high and a diameter of 30 cm.
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Bamboo

Bamboo is a natural fiber which is bacteria and odor resistant, as well as absorbent and breathable. Bamboo's strength lends excellent durability to a fabric.
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Bamboo

Bamboo is Jamaican slang for the penis.
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bamboo

bamboo, plant of the family Gramineae (grass family), chiefly of warm or tropical regions, where it is sometimes an extremely important component of the vegetation. It is most abundant in the monsoon area of E Asia. Bamboos are the the largest grasses, sometimes reaching 100 ft (30 m). The stalks ar...
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Bamboo

from bambu
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