Definition of replant in English:

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Pronunciation: /rēˈplant/


[with object]
1Plant (a tree or plant that has been dug up) again, especially when transferring it to a larger pot or new site.
Example sentences
  • They carefully moved and replanted some of the scrub oaks to allow sight lines from the house down to the water.
  • As he does this, he replants a piece of each root to replace what has been taken.
  • They should be replanted and watered in immediately.
1.1Provide (an area) with new plants or trees: 38 percent of ancient woodland has been replanted with conifers
More example sentences
  • In more trials with indigenous plants, his immediate challenge was to amass sufficient quantities of seed so that large areas might be replanted.
  • These paths will later be obliterated when the site is replanted and returned to a state of virtual nature.
  • Holtrop, who recently toured the Los Alamos area as part of an internal Forest Service review, was struck by the high survival rate of trees replanted in one particular area of the forest.
1.2Surgically reattach to the body (a part that has been removed or severed).
Example sentences
  • In our 10 failed replants we could initially visualize arterial flow across the anastomosis.
  • With further prototyping, we hope to be able to produce a device that can treat more complex tissue types, such as ear and nose replants.
  • By 1983 his group had carried out 1100 limb and digit replants.

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Syllabification: re·plant

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