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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of plants or trees) shaped by having superfluous branches or shoots trimmed back or cut off.

Usage examples (35)
  • The NeoTards will have to be pruned from the party if it is ever to rise again ...
  • Later, the nerves are "pruned" to eliminate those that have made no useful ties.
  • I would assume that if you prune a topic manually or automatically, that it will be pruned, meaning deleted.
  • Google Image Search, which we then "pruned" using efficient image matching and unsupervised clustering techniques. for more
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