any climbing, woody vine or shrub belonging to the genus Ampelopsis, of the grape family, having small greenish flowers and inedible berries.
There is a curious difference in different sorts of ampelopsis in this respect.
The Romance of Plant Life G. F. Scott Elliot
But it might have been the birds in the ampelopsis Veitchii that covered the house.
Short Sixes H. C. Bunner
The well-known Virginian Creeper (ampelopsis) produces rootlets by means of which it can cling to very smooth surfaces.
Field and Woodland Plants William S. Furneaux
The plants, too, are often charming, and one frequently sees a single trail of ampelopsis flung across the grey boulders.
A Journal from Japan Marie Carmichael Stopes
The tendency has been towards using the hardy Vines, of which the ampelopsis, or Virginia creeper, is one of the most common.
The Practical Garden-Book C. E. Hunn
Window boxes are seen everywhere, and Virginia creeper and ampelopsis cover up all bare corners.
The Thames G. E. Mitton
It feeds on vine (Vitis vinifera) and yellow bedstraw (Galium verum); also on fuchsia and virginia-creeper (ampelopsis).
The Moths of the British Isles, First Series Richard South
The Boston ivy or the Japanese ampelopsis may be used, unless the location is very bleak.
Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, January 1900 Various
Dandeno found that solutions of copper sulphate were absorbed by the leaves of ampelopsis, forming a brown ring.
Inorganic Plant Poisons and Stimulants Winifred E. Brenchley
With these might be associated, though not so fine in form, certain free–growing species of ampelopsis, grown in some nurseries.
The Wild Garden William Robinson
any woody vine of the vitaceous genus Ampelopsis, of tropical and subtropical Asia and America
a satyr who was placed among the stars by Dionysus. Historical Examples Ampalas (Delima sarmentosa and Ficus Ampelos) is a shrub whose blossom resembles that of our hawthorn in appearance and smell. The History of Sumatra William Marsden
the strength of an electric current measured in . Abbreviation: amp. Historical Examples The amperage, on the other hand, is that of the six cells combined, or 150. Motors James Slough Zerbe Voltage, amperage, and watt or kilowatt are the terms in common use. Foods and Household Management Helen Kinne Then he defines the wave-form, […]
amper ampersand Historical Examples You see, me gone, there’s nothing to ‘amper ‘er—nothing to interfere with ‘er settling down as a quiet, respectable toff. The Observations of Henry Jerome K. Jerome “I’m afraid we can’t get that little picnic ‘amper of yours upstairs to-night, miss,” he remarked. Adventures of Bindle Herbert George Jenkins
the basic unit of electrical current in the (SI), equivalent to one coulomb per second, formally defined to be the constant current which if maintained in two straight parallel conductors of infinite length, of negligible circular cross section, and placed one meter apart in vacuum, would produce between these conductors a force equal to 2 […]