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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

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

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

Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants.
Jessamyn West

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

No part of the world can be truly understood without a knowledge of its garment of vegetation, for this determines not only the nature of the animal inhabitants but also the occupations of the majority of human beings.
Ellsworth Huntington
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Vegetation Translations

vegetation in Dutch is plant, gewas
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