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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Grow old or older.

Usage examples (16)
  • High temperatures at this time can cause the leaves to senesce (die off) more quickly, shortening the length of the podfilling period.
  • For example, bristlecones are famously long-lived, but despite this, do not appear to senesce Lanner and Connor, 2001; Connor and Lanner, 1991.
  • NFTs help improve the sites when their nitrogen-rich leaves and branches senesce, fall to the ground as litter and are incorporated into the soil.
  • Soil-moisture availability: When soil moisture is lacking, plants can begin to senesce (premature ageing, which can result in leaf loss) and transpire less water. for more
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