the wake thrown up behind a speeding boat or the dust thrown up behind a speeding vehicle.
noun 1. a perch upon which birds or fowls rest at night. 2. a large cage, house, or place for fowls or birds to roost in. 3. a place for sitting, resting, or lodging. verb (used without object) 4. to sit or rest on a roost, perch, etc. 5. to settle or stay, especially for […]
noun 1. a part of the body of a plant that develops, typically, from the radicle and grows downward into the soil, anchoring the plant and absorbing nutriment and moisture. 2. a similar organ developed from some other part of a plant, as one of those by which ivy clings to its support. 3. any […]
noun 1. the act of taking root. 2. a root system or firm fixture by means of roots.
- Root amputation
root amputation n. Surgical removal of one or more roots of a multirooted tooth. Also called radectomy.