Noun Vegetation Definition and Examples







Plants considered collectively, especially those found in a particular area or habitat.
  1. 'Water snails don't eat living plants, just decaying vegetation and algae.'
  2. 'Very few plant species seem to be endemic to this vegetation.'
  3. 'They rip vegetation from the ground and can cause damage to areas where there are large numbers of geese.'
  4. 'The location is in a heavily forested area obscured by vegetation and ground debris.'
  5. 'The path would deter people from trampling a wider area of vegetation on their route to the gorge lookout.'
  6. 'They vary in color from light tan to reddish and tend to blend in well with the soil and vegetation in their chosen habitat.'
  7. 'To establish agriculture, they cleared large areas of the native vegetation, much of which is perennial.'
  8. 'Flying over vast areas of vegetation, the scale of the disaster caused by the floods begins to unfold.'
  9. 'A strip of vegetation provides food, shelter and habitat for wildlife, and adds oxygen to the water.'
  10. 'The Cactaceae are among the flowering plants that dominate the vegetation of arid and semiarid zones of the New World.'
The action or process of vegetating.
    ((n.) The act or process of vegetating, or growing as a plant does; vegetable growth.|--|(n.) The sum of vegetable life; vegetables or plants in general; as, luxuriant vegetation.|--|(n.) An exuberant morbid outgrowth upon any part, especially upon the valves of the heart.|--|)


    1. all the plants or plant life of a place, taken as a whole: the vegetation of the Nile valley.

    2. the act or process of vegetating.

    3. a dull existence; life devoid of mental or social activity.

    4. Pathology. a morbid growth, or excrescence.


    "There can be vegetation types."
    "There can be vegetation communities."
    "There can be vegetation changes."
    "There can be vegetation densities."
    "There can be vegetation zones."
    "There can be vegetation growths."
    "There can be vegetation developments."
    "There can be vegetation characteristics."
    "There can be vegetation systems."
    "There can be vegetation surveys."
    "There can be vegetation periods."
    "There can be vegetation patterns."
    "There can be vegetation mats."
    "There can be vegetation maps."
    "There can be vegetation managements."
    "There can be vegetation cycles."
    "There can be vegetation compositions."
    "There can be vegetation ceremonies."
    "There can be vegetation turns."
    "There can be vegetation stands."
    "vegetations can create frames for elephants."
    "vegetations can return waters via evapotranspirations."
    "vegetations can make things to walkers."
    "vegetations can make things to tourists."
    "vegetations can have looks to s."
    "vegetations can grow backs in/at/on months."
    "vegetations can grow backs by ends."
    "vegetations can give ways to shrubs."
    "vegetations can generate gases with ices."
    "vegetations can form zones in/at/on ways."
    "vegetations can form zones round basins."
    "vegetations can drift people to bottoms."
    "vegetations can afford proofs for productions."
    "vegetations can grow in damageds."
    "vegetations can create for elephants."
    "vegetations can vary in qualities."
    "vegetations can vary in productivities."
    "vegetations can vary in densities."
    "vegetations can type in people."
    "vegetations can type for pools."

    Mid 16th century (in vegetation (sense 2)): from medieval Latin vegetatio(n-) ‘power of growth’, from the verb vegetare (see vegetate).

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