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Equipment vs. Plant

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Equipment

The act of equipping or the state of being equipped
Responsible for the rapid equipment of the troops.
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Plant

Plants are mainly multicellular organisms, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae. Historically, plants were treated as one of two kingdoms including all living things that were not animals, and all algae and fungi were treated as plants.
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Equipment

Something with which a person, organization, or thing is equipped
The athletes keep their equipment in the locker room.
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Plant

A living organism of the kind exemplified by trees, shrubs, herbs, grasses, ferns, and mosses, typically growing in a permanent site, absorbing water and inorganic substances through its roots, and synthesizing nutrients in its leaves by photosynthesis using the green pigment chlorophyll.
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Equipment

The rolling stock especially of a transportation system.
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Plant

A place where an industrial or manufacturing process takes place
A giant car plant
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Equipment

The mental and emotional resources of an individual
Doesn't have the equipment to cope.
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Plant

A person placed in a group as a spy or informer
We thought he was a CIA plant spreading disinformation
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Equipment

The act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition.
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Plant

A shot in which the cue ball is made to strike one of two touching or nearly touching balls with the result that the second is potted.
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Equipment

Any items used in equipping something or someone, for example things needed for an expedition or voyage.
We need more gardening equipment if we want to properly landscape our yard, not just a rake and some gloves.
The sports shop sells different kits of famous clubs, and equipment from all kind of sports.
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Plant

Put (a seed, bulb, or plant) in the ground so that it can grow
We planted a lot of fruit trees
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Equipment

The male genitalia.
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Plant

Set or place in a particular position
She planted a kiss on his cheek
He planted himself squarely in front of her
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Equipment

The act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition.
The equipment of the fleet was hastened by De Witt.
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Plant

Any of various photosynthetic, eukaryotic, multicellular organisms of the kingdom Plantae characteristically containing chloroplasts, having cell walls made of cellulose, producing embryos, and lacking the power of locomotion. Plants include trees, bushes, herbs, ferns, mosses, and certain green algae.
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Equipment

Whatever is used in equipping; necessaries for an expedition or voyage; the collective designation for the articles comprising an outfit; equipage; as, a railroad equipment (locomotives, cars, etc. ; for carrying on business); horse equipments; infantry equipments; naval equipments; laboratory equipments.
Armed and dight,In the equipments of a knight.
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Plant

A plant having no permanent woody stem; an herb.
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Equipment

An instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
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Plant

Any of various fungi, algae, or protists that resemble plants and were formerly classified in the plant kingdom. Not in scientific use.
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Plant

A building or group of buildings for the manufacture of a product; a factory
Works in an auto plant.
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Plant

The buildings, fixtures, and equipment, including machinery, tools, and instruments, necessary for an industrial operation or an institution
The university's mechanical plant.
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Plant

A person placed in a group of spectators to influence behavior.
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Plant

A person stationed in a given location as a spy or observer.
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Plant

A misleading piece of evidence placed so as to be discovered.
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Plant

A remark or action in a play or narrative that becomes important later.
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Plant

(Slang) A scheming trick; a swindle.
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Plant

To place or set (seeds, for example) in the ground to grow.
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Plant

To place seeds or young plants in (land); sow
Plant a field in corn.
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Plant

To place (spawn or young fish) in water or an underwater bed for cultivation
Plant oysters.
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Plant

To stock with spawn or fish.
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Plant

To introduce (an animal) into an area.
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Plant

To place or fix in a certain position
Planted both feet on the ground.
Planted a kiss on my cheek.
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Plant

To deliver (a punch or blow).
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Plant

To fix firmly in the mind; implant
"The right of revolution is planted in the heart of man" (Clarence Darrow).
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Plant

To establish; found
Plant a colony.
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Plant

To station (a person) for the purpose of functioning in secret, as by observing, spying, or influencing behavior
Detectives were planted all over the store.
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Plant

To place secretly or deceptively so as to be discovered or made public
Planted a gun on the corpse to make the death look like suicide.
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Plant

To conceal; hide
Planted the stolen goods in the warehouse.
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Plant

(botany) An organism that is not an animal, especially an organism capable of photosynthesis. Typically a small or herbaceous organism of this kind, rather than a tree.
The garden had a couple of trees, and a cluster of colourful plants around the border.
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Plant

(botany) An organism of the kingdom Plantae; now specifically, a living organism of the Embryophyta (land plants) or of the Chlorophyta (green algae), a eukaryote that includes double-membraned chloroplasts in its cells containing chlorophyll a and b, or any organism closely related to such an organism.
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Plant

(ecology) Now specifically, a multicellular eukaryote that includes chloroplasts in its cells, which have a cell wall.
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Plant

Any creature that grows on soil or similar surfaces, including plants and fungi.
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Plant

A factory or other industrial or institutional building or facility.
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Plant

An object placed surreptitiously in order to cause suspicion to fall upon a person.
That gun's not mine! It's a plant! I've never seen it before!
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Plant

Anyone assigned to behave as a member of the public during a covert operation (as in a police investigation).
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Plant

A person, placed amongst an audience, whose role is to cause confusion, laughter etc.
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Plant

(snooker) A play in which the cue ball knocks one (usually red) ball onto another, in order to pot the second; a set.
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Plant

(uncountable) Machinery, such as the kind used in earthmoving or construction.
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Plant

(obsolete) A young tree; a sapling; hence, a stick or staff.
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Plant

(obsolete) The sole of the foot.
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Plant

A plan; a swindle; a trick.
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Plant

An oyster which has been bedded, in distinction from one of natural growth.
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Plant

A young oyster suitable for transplanting.
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Plant

(control theory) The combination of process and actuator.
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Plant

(ambitransitive) To place (a seed or plant) in soil or other substrate in order that it may live and grow.
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Plant

(transitive) To place (an object, or sometimes a person), often with the implication of intending deceit.
That gun's not mine! It was planted there by the real murderer!
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Plant

(transitive) To place or set something firmly or with conviction.
Plant your feet firmly and give the rope a good tug.
To plant cannon against a fort; to plant a flag; to plant one's feet on solid ground
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Plant

To place in the ground.
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Plant

To furnish or supply with plants.
To plant a garden, an orchard, or a forest
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Plant

To engender; to generate; to set the germ of.
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Plant

To furnish with a fixed and organized population; to settle; to establish.
To plant a colony
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Plant

To introduce and establish the principles or seeds of.
To plant Christianity among the heathen
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Plant

To set up; to install; to instate.
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Plant

A vegetable; an organized living being, generally without feeling and voluntary motion, and having, when complete, a root, stem, and leaves, though consisting sometimes only of a single leafy expansion, or a series of cellules, or even a single cellule.
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Plant

A bush, or young tree; a sapling; hence, a stick or staff.
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Plant

The sole of the foot.
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Plant

The whole machinery and apparatus employed in carrying on a trade or mechanical business; also, sometimes including real estate, and whatever represents investment of capital in the means of carrying on a business, but not including material worked upon or finished products; as, the plant of a foundry, a mill, or a railroad.
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Plant

A plan; an artifice; a swindle; a trick.
It was n't a bad plant, that of mine, on Fikey.
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Plant

An oyster which has been bedded, in distinction from one of natural growth.
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Plant

To put in the ground and cover, as seed for growth; as, to plant maize.
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Plant

To set in the ground for growth, as a young tree, or a vegetable with roots.
Thou shalt not plant thee a grove of any trees.
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Plant

To furnish, or fit out, with plants; as, to plant a garden, an orchard, or a forest.
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Plant

To engender; to generate; to set the germ of.
It engenders choler, planteth anger.
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Plant

To furnish with a fixed and organized population; to settle; to establish; as, to plant a colony.
Planting of countries like planting of woods.
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Plant

To introduce and establish the principles or seeds of; as, to plant Christianity among the heathen.
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Plant

To set firmly; to fix; to set and direct, or point; as, to plant cannon against a fort; to plant a standard in any place; to plant one's feet on solid ground; to plant one's fist in another's face.
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Plant

To set up; to install; to instate.
We will plant some other in the throne.
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Plant

To perform the act of planting.
I have planted; Apollos watered.
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Plant

Buildings for carrying on industrial labor;
They built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
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Plant

A living organism lacking the power of locomotion
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Plant

Something planted secretly for discovery by another;
The police used a plant to trick the thieves
He claimed that the evidence against him was a plant
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Plant

An actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience
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Plant

Put or set (seeds or seedlings) into the ground;
Let's plant flowers in the garden
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Plant

Fix or set securely or deeply;
He planted a knee in the back of his opponent
The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum
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Plant

Set up or lay the groundwork for;
Establish a new department
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Plant

Place into a river;
Plant fish
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Plant

Place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive;
Plant a spy in Moscow
Plant bugs in the dissident's apartment
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Plant

Put firmly in the mind;
Plant a thought in the students' minds
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