rooting reflex root·ing reflex (rōō’tĭng, rut’ĭng)
A reflex in infants in which rubbing or scratching about the mouth causes the infant to turn its head toward the stimulus.
noun 1. malicious software that allows an unauthorized user to maintain access to a computer by concealing programs and processes, files, or data from the operating system. verb (used with or without object), rootkitted, rootkitting. 2. to install such software on (a computer, electronic device, etc.): I think my system has been rootkitted. noun 1. […]
noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a disease of plants, characterized by galls or knots on the roots and stunted growth, caused by any of several nematodes of the genus Meloidogyne. root knot A disease of plants characterized by protuberant swellings on the roots caused by infestation with nematodes.
verb 1. (intransitive) (Brit) another word for root2
- Rootle out