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1(of a plant) deeply implanted.
- ‘Grasses would have a lower evapotranspiration rate than deep-rooted trees and would therefore transfer more energy to the atmosphere as sensible heat.’
- ‘Conversely, several deep-rooted herb species were expected to have negative associations with log microsites.’
- ‘In a drought, deep-rooted weeds are tightly held in the soil and have large root systems relative to the size of the tops.’
- ‘The vineyards for the most part are no longer completely dry farmed, except for some of the old, deep-rooted vines.’
- ‘Sukardi's company has been involved in a reforestation program since 2004, planting deep-rooted trees such as mahogany and pine varieties.’
- ‘Use mulches and ground covers, and deep-rooted plants to stabilize slopes.’
- ‘Constructed around a group of deep-rooted pine trees, a wooden bridge connects the sloping-roofed building and its balcony to a second viewing platform with steps back down into the garden.’
- ‘All those countries have a Mediterranean climate similar to ours, and George believes the Mid West is ready for these deep-rooted trees which thrive in such conditions.’
- ‘Grasses germinate first, and next on the Great Barrier Reef will come the low deep-rooted Boerhaavia shrubs and the argusia bushes.’
- ‘Bangalore's Conservator of Forests V. Rangaswamy says Mahogany are hardwood trees and deep-rooted and hence, they withstand the strongest winds.’
- ‘Before applying an autumn lawn feed next month, tackle this rather deep-rooted, invasive weed now.’
- ‘Commercial, deep-rooted crops - including the much heralded mallee oil - are promising but niche industries.’
- ‘Increase Organic Matter in Soil: Use cover crops, manure, crop residues, deep-rooted forages and rotation cropping.’
- ‘Tall fescue is a deep-rooted, long-lived, sod-forming grass that spreads by short rhizomes.’
- 1.1 Firmly embedded in thought, behavior, or culture, and so having a persistent influence.‘deep-rooted concern about declining values’
deep-seated, deep, profound, fundamental, basicwell established, established, settled, firm, ingrained, entrenched, unshakeable, irremovable, ineradicable, dyed-in-the-wool, inveterate, built-in, inbuilt, radical, securepersistent, long-lasting, abiding, lingeringView synonyms
- ‘She understands how deep-rooted religious, social and cultural practices influence the reception of technology in homes.’
- ‘But the fall-off in ground attendance is also the result of deep-rooted changes in culture and customs which have influenced sport as a commodity.’
- ‘Was it deep-rooted compassion or simply fear that inspired such charity?’
- ‘Here is the offering of a modern nation, vibrant, on the go, on one side, and which has a deep-rooted history, culture and ecology on the other.’
- ‘As an Indian, I am proud to be part of a culture, which has deep-rooted family values.’
- ‘In some quarters, the prospect of consolidated communities provokes a deep-rooted fear of losing local control and community identity.’
- ‘These are primal and deep-rooted fears and will not go away.’
- ‘The Oni character is a deep-rooted aspect of Japanese culture.’
- ‘Then there is the deep-rooted fear of idleness.’
- ‘After all, changing ideas deep-rooted in tradition and culture is quite a long process.’
- ‘It is difficult to override a deep-rooted cultural bias.’
- ‘This assumption is so deep-rooted in our culture that it is barely questioned.’
- ‘There remains a deep-rooted fears of ‘big’ government in various quarters.’
- ‘It may have been that this breakdown was an unbearable coming together of many deep-rooted, complex fears and anxieties.’
- ‘The crew walked out amid lots of cheers and, frankly, some deep-rooted fears.’
- ‘He had begun pacing the cave, a nervous habit of his, stopping at the end of his speech to stare at Marcy with deep-rooted concern.’
- ‘He lives in the real world and has a genuine, deep-rooted concern for all.’
- ‘They are fighting a culture that is deep-rooted and obstinate.’
- ‘This ruling view is now so deep-rooted in our culture that few bother to question its effects.’
- ‘Campaigners say there are deep-rooted cultural problems within the army that must be exposed and tackled.’
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