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Vegetation meaning

vegetation - 4 dictionary results

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

vegetation - examples of usage

  1. Our course lay mainly down the valley of the Nahoon River, in which the vegetation was then much richer than it is today. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. Something perhaps stirred in me in response to that greeting and message, but I failed to understand it, and after standing there awhile, oppressed by a sense of loneliness, I turned aside, and creeping and pushing through a mass and tangle of vegetation went on my way towards the coast. - "Afoot in England", W.H. Hudson.
  3. We next traversed a belt of firm blue clay, on which a salsolaceous bush appeared to be the chief vegetation; and, between it and the river, was another belt of sand a mile broad, on which grew a scrub of rosewood acacia. - "Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria (1848) by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Kt. D.C.L. (1792-1855) Surveyor-General of New South Wales", Thomas Mitchell.
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