Definition of seeded in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsiːdɪd/


1 [in combination] (Of a plant or fruit) having a seed or seeds of a specified kind or number: a single-seeded fruit
1.1(Of land or an area of ground) having been sown with seed: seeded lawns
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  • The playground would have to be closed while the work was done and the seeded area would be out of use for about 12 weeks.
  • A full-scale renovation is probably not a job for children, but re-seeding small areas can be fun for kids, and also will help you to convince them to stay off the newly seeded areas, giving the new grass a chance.
  • Floating row covers should be placed over new transplants or newly seeded areas following planting to prevent insects from attacking emerging plants.
1.2 Heraldry (Of a flower) having seeds of a specified tincture.
2(Of a fruit or vegetable) having had the seeds removed: seeded, chopped tomatoes
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  • Eat only peeled, cooked and seeded fruits and vegetables.
  • I was happy with my choice of chopped seeded raisins, chopped dried apricots and sunflower seeds.
  • I baked the halves of seeded kabocha squash for about an hour or so - it seemed to be a watery one, as it gave out a terrible amount of water as it baked, which I tried to drain thoroughly.
3Given the status of seed in a sports tournament: Italy is one of the eight seeded teams
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  • For a long time, they have been given a seeded status in the World Cup qualifiers.
  • With no protection Liverpool are likely to face a seeded team in the third round of qualifiers, which could include Manchester United, Inter Milan or even Everton.
  • What this did was massively penalize the Netherlands, bumping it out of the seeded teams and making it one of the sides nobody wanted to face.

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