Leaf

Two sheets of membrane enclosing the permeate spacer to form a leak-free envelope

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Leaf

The lateral organ of a stem. In grasses it consists of sheath and blade.

leaf

An organ found in most vascular plants; it consists of a flat lamina (blade) and a petiole (stalk). Many flowering plants have additionally a pair of small stipules near the base of the petiole.
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leaf

[n] - the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants 2. [n] - a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book) 3. [n] - hinged or detachable flat section (as of a table or door) 4. [v] - turn over the pages of 5. [v] - turn over pages 6. [v] - produce leaves, of plants
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Leaf

The word ‘teeth`, applied to the projections on a gear-wheel, is replaced by ‘leaves` when speaking of a pinion.
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Leaf

See also PAGE (395), RECTO (471), VERSO (566) A single sheet of paper, recto and verso, making two pages of a book; the basic bibliographical unit of a book
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Leaf

The inner or outer wall of a cavity wall construction.
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Leaf

The inner or outer wall of a cavity wall construction.
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Leaf

A vegetative organ which, when complete, consists of a flat blade, a petiole or stalk, and (usually two) small leafy appendages at the base of the petiole.
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Leaf

Leaf (lēf) noun ; plural Leaves (lēvz). [ Middle English leef , lef , leaf , Anglo-Saxon leáf ; akin to S. lōf , OFries. laf , Dutch loof foliage, German laub , Old High German loub leaf, foliage, I...
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leaf

To shoot out leaves; to produce leaves; to leave; as, the trees leaf in May. ... Origin: OE. Leef, lef, leaf, AS. Leaf; akin to S. Lf, OFries. Laf, D. Loof foliage, G. Laub,OHG. Loub leaf, foliage, Icel. Lauf, Sw. Lof, Dan. Lov, Goth. Laufs; cf. Lith. Lapas. Cf. Lodge. ... 1. <botany> A coloured, usually green, expansion growing from the side...
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leaf

folio noun a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
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Leaf

• (n.) A colored, usually green, expansion growing from the side of a stem or rootstock, in which the sap for the use of the plant is elaborated under the influence of light; one of the parts of a plant which collectively constitute its foliage. • (n.) Something which is like a leaf in being wide and thin and having a flat surface, or in ...
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leaf

(from the article `Novikov, Sergey Petrovich`) ...of Mathematicians in Nice, France, in 1970. One of his most impressive contributions in the field of topology was his work on ...
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leaf

in botany, any usually flattened green outgrowth from the stem of a vascular plant. Leaves manufacture food for plants, which in turn ultimately ... [40 related articles]
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Leaf

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Leaf

Leaf is slang for cannabis.
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Leaf

A leaf is an organ of a vascular plant and is the principal lateral appendage of the stem. The leaves and stem together form the shoot. Foliage is a mass noun that refers to leaves collectively. Typically a leaf is a thin, dorsiventrally flattened organ, borne above ground and specialized for photosynthesis. Most leaves have distinctive upper (ada...
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Leaf

[Israeli company] Leaf, previously a division of Scitex and later Kodak, is now a subsidiary of Phase One. Leaf manufactures high end digital backs for medium format and large format cameras. In 1991, Leaf introduced the first medium format digital camera back, the Leaf DCB1, nicknamed ‘The Brick’, which had a resolution of 4 million pi...
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leaf

leaf, chief food-manufacturing organ of a plant, a lateral outgrowth of the growing point of stem. The typical leaf consists of a stalk (the petiole) and a blade—the thin, flat, expanded portion (needlelike in most conifers) that is normally green in color because of the presence of the pigmen...
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Leaf

A leaf is the green deciduous part of a plant, usually shooting from the sides of the stem and branches, but sometimes from the root, by which the sap is supposed to be elaborated or fitted for the nourishment of the plant by being exposed to air and light on its extensive surface. When fully developed the leaf generally consists of two parts, an e...
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leaf

Click images to enlargeLateral outgrowth on the stem of a plant, and in most species is the primary organ of photosynthesis (the process in which the energy from absorbed sunlight is used to combine carbon dioxide and water to form sugars). The chief leaf types are cotyledons (seed leaves), scale leaves (on underground st...
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Leaf

Outgrowth from the stem may consist of two parts, the stalk or petiole (when present) and the blade or leaf proper, which may be single (simple leaf) or divided into leaflets (compound leaf).
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Leaf

A plant organ whose function is photosynthesis and transpiration. Leaves are produced from buds on the stem.
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