a threadlike, leafless organ of climbing plants, often growing in spiral form, which attaches itself to or twines round some other body, so as to support the plant.
a specialized threadlike part of a leaf or stem that attaches climbing plants to a support by twining or adhering
something resembling a tendril, such as a wisp of hair
A slender, coiling plant part, often a modified leaf or leaf part, that helps support the stem of some climbing angiosperms by clinging to or winding around an object. Peas, squash, and grapes produce tendrils.
verb (used without object) 1. to be disposed or inclined in action, operation, or effect to do something: The particles tend to unite. 2. to be disposed toward an idea, emotion, way of thinking, etc.: He tends to be overly optimistic. Her religious philosophy tends toward pantheism. 3. to lead or conduce, as to some […]
adjective, Ballet. 1. of or relating to a movement that is stretched or held.
noun 1. Sachin (ˈsæʃɪn) (Ramesh). born 1973, Indian cricketer: first batsman (2011) to score 15,000 runs in test cricket; first batsman (2012) to score 100 international centuries
adjective 1. Archaeology. designating the period or culture of the late Iron Age typified by the structural remains, swords, tools, utensils, etc., found at La Tène. Compare Hallstattan. noun 2. a shallow area at the E end of the Lake of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, where these remains were found. 1. a combining form meaning “ribbon,” used […]