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Evergreen vs. Redwood

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Evergreenadjective

Of plants, especially trees, that do not shed their leaves seasonally.

Redwoodnoun

The species Sequoia sempervirens.

‘a redwood grove’; ‘This redwood deck will last forever.’;

Evergreenadjective

Continually fresh or self-renewing.

Redwoodnoun

(countable) Any of the evergreen conifers belonging to the genus Sequoia in the wide sense.

Evergreenadjective

(contracts) A clause which causes an automatic renewal of a contract unless action is taken.

Redwoodnoun

(uncountable) The wood of the species Sequoia sempervirens.

‘This planter is made of redwood.’;

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Evergreenadjective

(computing) Of a document, a piece of software, or a dataset, being continually up-to-date (as opposed to being published at regular intervals and outdated in the meantime)

Redwoodnoun

Wood of the species Pinus sylvestris.

Evergreenadjective

(broadcasting) Suitable for transmission at any time; not urgent or time-dependent.

Redwoodnoun

A gigantic coniferous tree (Sequoia sempervirens) of California, and its light and durable reddish timber. See Sequoia.

Evergreennoun

A tree or shrub that does not shed its leaves or needles seasonally.

Redwoodnoun

the soft reddish wood of either of two species of sequoia trees

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Evergreennoun

A conifer tree.

Redwoodnoun

either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae

Evergreennoun

(colloquial) A news story that can be published or broadcast at any time.

Evergreenverb

To extend the term of a patent beyond the normal legal limit, usually through repeated small modifications.

Evergreenverb

(banking) To set the repayment rate of a loan at or below the interest rate, so low that the principal will never be repaid.

Evergreenadjective

Remaining unwithered through the winter, or retaining unwithered leaves until the leaves of the next year are expanded, as pines cedars, hemlocks, and the like.

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Evergreennoun

An evergreen plant.

Evergreennoun

Twigs and branches of evergreen plants used for decoration.

Evergreennoun

a plant having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year

Evergreenadjective

(of plants and shrubs) bearing foliage throughout the year

Evergreen

In botany, an evergreen is a plant which has foliage that remains green and functional through more than one growing season. This also pertains to plants that retain their foliage only in warm climates, and contrasts with deciduous plants, which completely lose their foliage during the winter or dry season.

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