verb (used without object), self-sowed, self-sown or self-sowed, self-sowing. Botany.
to sow or propagate itself naturally from seeds that have been dropped.
adjective 1. sown by itself, or without human or animal agency, as of a plant grown from seeds dropped from another plant. 2. sown by any agency other than humans, as of a plant grown from seeds scattered by birds or the wind. verb (used without object), self-sowed, self-sown or self-sowed, self-sowing. Botany. 1. to […]
noun 1. the faculty or power of speaking; oral communication; ability to express one’s thoughts and emotions by speech sounds and gesture: Losing her speech made her feel isolated from humanity. 2. the act of speaking: He expresses himself better in speech than in writing. 3. something that is spoken; an utterance, remark, or declaration: […]
noun, plural stabilities. 1. the state or quality of being stable. 2. firmness in position. 3. continuance without change; permanence. 4. Chemistry. resistance or the degree of resistance to chemical change or disintegration. 5. resistance to change, especially sudden change or deterioration: The stability of the economy encourages investment. 6. steadfastness; constancy, as of character […]
[self-stahr-ter] /ˈsɛlfˈstɑr tər/ noun 1. starter (def 3). 2. Informal. a person who begins work or undertakes a project on his or her own initiative, without needing to be told or encouraged to do so. self-starter noun 1. the former name for a starter (sense 2) 2. a person who is strongly motivated and shows […]