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fertilisers, plural; fertilizers, plural;
  1. A chemical or natural substance added to soil or land to increase its fertility
    • - a nitrogenous fertilizer
    • - these varieties need pesticides and more fertilizer

  1. any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile
  2. (fertilize) provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to; "We should fertilize soil if we want to grow healthy plants"
  3. (fertilize) make fertile or productive; "The course fertilized her imagination"
  4. (fertilize) inseminate: introduce semen into (a female)
  5. Fertilizers are soil amendments applied to promote plant growth; the main nutrients present in fertilizer are nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium (the 'macronutrients') and other nutrients ('micronutrients') are added in smaller amounts. ...
  6. (Fertilizing) Fertilisation (also known as conception, fecundation and syngamy), is the fusion of gametes to produce a new organism. In animals, the process involves the fusion of an ovum with a sperm, which eventually leads to the development of an embryo. ...
  7. A natural substance that is used to make the ground more suitable for growing plants; A chemical compound created to have the same effect
  8. (fertilize) To make (the soil) more fertile by adding nutrients to it; To make more creative or intellectually productive; To cause to produce offspring through insemination; to inseminate
  9. (Fertilizers) There are many types of chemical fertilizer; nitrogenous matter, phosphate fertilizer, and potassic fertilizer. Nitrogenous matter is the one that often uses ammonium nitrate. ...
  10. (FERTILIZERS) Any substance applied to the soil to aid the growth of plants may properly be called a fertilizer. The name has, however, become associated with a class of materials manufactured and sold for this purpose, the handling of which now constitutes an important industry.
  11. (FERTILIZERS) material put on or in soil to improve the quality and quantity of plant growth (8) FIRE IMPACT (S): the immediately evident effect of fire on the ecosystem in terms of biophysical alterations (e.g., crown scorch, mineral soil erosion, depth of burn, fuel consumption). (2)
  12. (Fertilizers) Any substance or combination of substances used primarily as a source of plant nutrition or soil amendment.
  13. (fertilizers) A substance spread onto soil to increase its ability to support crops. Fertilizers include organic materials, such as manure, but can also be man made chemicals such as nitrates.
  14. (FERTILIZE) To put manure or certain chemicals put in the soil as food for the plants.
  15. (FERTILIZE(RS)) The act of or the actual substance added to soil to provide additional nutrients for plants. May also be used to describe the pollination process flowers undergo with the help of bees and other insects.
  16. (FERTILIZE) To unite sperm and ovum, resulting in a zygote that typically develops into a new organism.
  17. (Fertilize) 1. Sexual union of two plants, male pollen transferred either naturally or by hand. 2. Encouragement of plant growth by feeding with manure or chemical stimulant.
  18. (Fertilize) The use of organic or inorganic plant foods to help maintain healthy growth.
  19. (Fertilize) means to give something nutrients so it can grow. What’s the word?
  20. (fertilize (v)) In gardening, to enrich by adding nutrients
  21. (fertilize) FERT-uhl-eyes/ (1) in a male gamete: to join with a female gamete in fertilization; (2) in a male organism: to place male gametes within a female or on eggs.
  22. (fertilize) to combine the sperm from a pollen grain with an egg to form a seed
  23. (Fertilizing) Application of a substance (such as Nitrates or Manure) to the trees rooting area (and occasionally the tree itself) to promote growth, or reverse decline or dieback.
  24. An organic or synthetic material added to the soil or the plant, that is important for its nutrient value.
  25. Natural and artificial substance added to the soil to supply nutrients to the plant.