seed

  1. a small hard fruit
  2. a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa
  3. one of the outstanding players in a tournament
  4. anything that provides inspiration for later work
  5. the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract

Seed

A seed is an embryonic plant enclosed in a protective outer covering called the seed coat, usually with some stored food. It is a characteristic of spermatophytes (gymnosperm and angiosperm plants) and the product of the ripened ovule which occurs after fertilization and some growth within the mother plant. The formation of the seed completes the ...
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SEED

SEED is a block cipher developed by the Korea Information Security Agency (KISA). It is used broadly throughout South Korean industry, but seldom found elsewhere. It gained popularity in Korea because 40-bit encryption was not considered strong enough, so the Korea Information Security Agency developed its own standard. However, this decision has ...
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Seed

• (n.) Race; generation; birth. • (v. t.) To cover thinly with something scattered; to ornament with seedlike decorations. • (n.) That from which anything springs; first principle; original; source; as, the seeds of virtue or vice. • (n.) The generative fluid of the male; semen; sperm; -- not used in the plural. • (pl. ) of...
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seed

<biology, plant biology> A propagating organ formed in the sexual reproductive cycle of gymnosperms and angiosperms, consisting of a protective coat enclosing an embryo and food reserves. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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seed

(sēd) the mature ovule of a flowering plant. semen. a small cylindrical shell of gold or other suitable material, used in application of radiation therapy. to inoculate a culture medium with microorganisms. plantago seed , psyllium seed ...
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seed

noun a small hard fruit
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seed

Click images to enlargeReproductive structure of higher plants (angiosperms and gymnosperms). It develops from a fertilized ovule and consists of an embryo and a food store, surrounded and protected by an outer seed coat, called the testa. The food store is contained either in a specialized nutritive tissue, the endosperm...
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Seed

[programming] Seed is a JavaScript interpreter and a library of the GNOME project to create standalone applications in JavaScript. It uses the JavaScript engine JavaScriptCore of the WebKit project. It is possible to easily create modules in C. Seed is integrated in GNOME since the 2.28 version and is used by two games in the GNOME Games pa...
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Seed

[sculpture] A Seed is a sculpture or object that contains digital data that is sold for the purpose of keeping the information out of the hands of pirates for as long as possible, in addition to associating the transitory digital information (music, literature, movies, software) with the perceived permanence of the medium of sculpture. Addi...
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Seed

[sports] A seed is a competitor or team in a sports or other tournament who is given a preliminary ranking for the purposes of the draw. Players/teams are `planted` into the bracket in a manner that is typically intended so that the best do not meet until later in the competition. The term was first used in tennis, and is based on the idea ...
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Seed

[underground newspaper] Cover of the album Clase Aparte by Yaga & Mackie. ...
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Seed

[video game] Seed was a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) developed by Runestone Game Development. Aiming for a radically different experience than most other games in the genre, the game focused on character interaction and politics to the extent that combat was entirely removed from the design. Beta testing started o...
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Seed

Seed (sēd) noun ; plural Seed or Seeds . [ Middle English seed , sed , Anglo-Saxon sǣd , from sāwan to sow; akin to Dutch zaad seed, German saat , Icelandic sāð , sæði , Goth. mana s�...
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Seed

Seed intransitive verb 1. To sow seed. 2. To shed the seed. Mortimer. 3. To grow to maturity, and produce seed. « Many interests have grown up, and seeded , and twisted their roots in the crevices of many wrongs.» Landor.
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Seed

Seed transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Seeded ; present participle & verbal noun Seeding .] 1. To sprinkle with seed; to plant seeds in; to sow; as, to seed a field. 2. To cover thinly with something s...
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Seed

A dormant undeveloped plant.
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Seed

A dummy or decoy name inserted into a list. See Salting.
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Seed

A flowering plant’s unit of reproduction, capable of developing into another such plant.
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Seed

A flowering plant’s unit of reproduction, capable of developing into another such plant.
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seed

A mature ovule containing an embryo and capable of germinating.
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seed

a ripened ovule, consisting of a protective coat enclosing an embryo and food reserves; a propagating organ formed in the sexual reproductive cycle of gymnosperms and angiosperms (together, the seed plants).
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Seed

A seed is the fertilised ovule in flowering plants. In addition to the embryo, the seed usually contains a certain amount of albumin for its early nourishment.
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Seed

A seed is the ripened ovule of gymnosperm and angiosperm plants. The importance of the seed relative to more primitive forms of reproduction or dispersal is attested to by the success of these two groups of plants in the dominating the landscape.
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Seed

A seed is the ripened ovule of gymnosperm and angiosperm plants. The importance of the seed relative to more primitive forms of reproduction or dispersal is attested to by the success of these two groups of plants in the dominating the landscape.
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