[ UK /tˈe‍ɪpɹuːt/ ]
  1. something that provides an important central source for growth or development
    genius and insanity spring from the same taproot
    the taproot of his resentment
  2. (botany) main root of a plant growing straight downward from the stem
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How To Use taproot In A Sentence

  • Transverse taproot sections were treated with antibodies raised against the 23 kDa protein.
  • A strong taproot, many-branched lateral roots, tolerance of alkaline and saline sites, and ease of reproduction make honeylocust a valuable erosion control species for temperate and subtropical areas. Chapter 6
  • Basal laterals and taproot laterals had comparable phosphorus influx.
  • Start now to anchor that taproot in your own garden, and reap the benefits of your own hard work for years to come. Anne Hill: Keep Your Author Platform Rooted in the Independent Web
  • When I asked what she was doing, she said something in her thick Polish accent, something about a graft, something about a taproot, something about how gardening was how she liked to spend her day off. The Boy from Thuringia
  • Immatures have a weakly developed taproot, and have pinnate compound leaves with two or three leaflets.
  • Virginiles already have adult foliage and a taproot, but lack generative organs.
  • All genes are transcribed in taproots while transcription in leaves is low or undetectable.
  • The amount of N increased in green leaves, stem, taproots and flowers up to the end of flowering.
  • All downy oaks had a taproot plus shallow horizontal roots.
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