noun, Plant Pathology.
a disease of wheat, rye, barley and oats, characterized by the blackening and decaying of the base of the stems, caused by a fungus, Ophiobolus graminis.
- Take a knee
take a knee
- Take the bitter with the sweet
Take the bitter with the sweet definition Accept life’s misfortunes as well as its joys. take the bitter with the sweet Accept adversity as well as good fortune, as in Although he got the job, he hadn’t counted on having to work with Matthew; he’ll just have to take the bitter with the sweet . […]
- Take the cure
takes two to tango, it
- Take the edge off
Ease or assuage, make less severe, as in That snack took the edge off our hunger, or Her kind manner took the edge off her refusal. This term alludes to blunting the edge of a cutting instrument. Shakespeare used it figuratively in The Tempest (4:1): “To take away the edge of that day’s celebration.” The […]