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Definition of Vegetation


  1. The act or process of vegetating, or growing as a plant does; vegetable growth.
  2. The sum of vegetable life; vegetables or plants in general; as, luxuriant vegetation.
  3. An exuberant morbid outgrowth upon any part, especially upon the valves of the heart.

Vegetation Quotations

Vegetation is the basic instrument the creator uses to set all of nature in motion.
Antoine Lavoisier

Approximately 80% of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources.
Ronald Reagan

One who neglects or disregards the existence of earth, air, fire, water and vegetation disregards his own existence which is entwined with them.

Thanh Hoa itself is a rich agricultural province. Rice fields, a pattern of many shades of green, stretch far into the distance along the road, which also winds through foothills and the fringes of heavy jungle where tigers are said to roam. The vegetation, wild or cultivated, is lush.
Noam Chomsky

The only technology that can 'see' beneath the ground is radar imagery. But satellite imagery also allows scientists to map short- and long-term changes to the Earth's surface. Buried archaeological remains affect the overlying vegetation, soils and even water in different ways, depending on the landscapes you're examining.
Sarah Parcak
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Vegetation Translations

vegetation in Dutch is plant, gewas
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