[ UK /ɹˈuːtɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈɹutɪŋ/ ]
  1. the process of putting forth roots and beginning to grow
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How To Use rooting In A Sentence

  • Pakistan should cooperate with India in uprooting this. Understanding Mumbai, India and terrorism : Law is Cool
  • He snuffled, dark hair damp against my neck, his mouth rooting to take hold of my collarbone. Brush of Darkness
  • Unlike his characters, known for galumphing around European capitols, his team is on a far more appreciable quest of rooting though Washington, Philadelphia and New York.
  • A Yoshino cherry is propagated by grafting a cutting onto another cherry trunk or by rooting small cuttings.
  • Space allowances should permit natural movement and exercise, and the environment should allow animals to perform instinctive behaviours, such as rooting by pigs.
  • the pig was rooting for truffles
  • As the sun beats down on Africa, a woman in a veld in the Eastern Cape of South Africa is hunched over her task - uprooting a species of flowering plant.
  • What he demands is an education that ‘makes] [him] a sharp, snouty, rooting hog.’
  • When using the second method for rooting hardwood cuttings of deciduous plants you do everything exactly the same as you do with method number one, up to the point where you bury them for the winter.
  • Matt Wrack, general secretary of the Fire Brigades Union, said his former wife and student son had been "pestered" by reporters, with one "rooting about" in dustbins. The Guardian World News
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