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Definition of Fertile


  1. Producing fruit or vegetation in abundance; fruitful; able to produce abundantly; prolific; fecund; productive; rich; inventive; as, fertile land or fields; a fertile mind or imagination.
  2. Capable of producing fruit; fruit-bearing; as, fertile flowers.
  3. Containing pollen; -- said of anthers.
  4. produced in abundance; plenteous; ample.

Fertile Quotations

School systems should base their curriculum not on the idea of separate subjects, but on the much more fertile idea of disciplines... which makes possible a fluid and dynamic curriculum that is interdisciplinary.
Ken Robinson

All children start their school careers with sparkling imaginations, fertile minds, and a willingness to take risks with what they think.
Ken Robinson

Your heart is full of fertile seeds, waiting to sprout.
Morihei Ueshiba

The shrewd guess, the fertile hypothesis, the courageous leap to a tentative conclusion - these are the most valuable coins of the thinker at work. But in most schools guessing is heavily penalized and is associated somehow with laziness.
Jerome Bruner

The possessors of wealth can scarcely be indifferent to processes which, nearly or remotely have been the fertile source of their possessions.
Charles Babbage
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Fertile Translations

fertile in Afrikaans is vrugbaar
fertile in Danish is frugtbar
fertile in Dutch is vruchtbaar
fertile in German is fruchtbar
fertile in Italian is opimo
fertile in Latin is facundia, pinguis, uber, fructuarius, fertilis
fertile in Norwegian is fruktbar