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grapevine

1. any of several vitaceous vines of the genus Vitis, esp V. vinifera of E Asia, widely cultivated for its fruit (grapes): family Vitaceae
2. a wrestling hold in which a wrestler entwines his own leg around his opponent's and exerts pressure against various joints

grapevine

A running ornament or carved panel which consisted of grapevines with bunches of grapes and grape leaves; popular in communities along the Rhine and elsewhere in Germany.
See also: Ornament

Grapevine

A distributed system project.

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A group of noninfective leafhoppers were fed on healthy grapevines, Vitis vinifera cv.
But some places in the area actually live up to the word ``history,'' and Grapevine Canyon falls firmly into that category.
The other side to this conflation of Henry and the grapevines is equally important.
The corporate grapevine is an invisible flow of rumor, innuendo and speculation.
Because the battle fronts moved frequently, army intelligence telegraph wires were loosely strung from tree to tree across battlefields, much like grapevines.
And he is investigating experimental grapevines that have already shown promise in tests of other critical traits, such as resistance to wormlike, soil-dwelling pests called nematodes.
Primates who "invented" grapevines to swing on perished long ago.
A man pulled out the thorny bushes surrounding his field of grapevines.
Chuck Bell, Director of Operations for La Belle Amie, stated, "The appearance of the new growth of the control group of grapevines that received irrigation with water alone, as compared to the grapevines that were irrigated with anolyte and water produced by EcaFlo(TM) equipment, is similar; however, the anolyte-treated plants appear to be thriving and we will look forward to seeing lab results that indicate if microbiological pathogens have been impacted.
I invited him in for a tour, like I invite in most of the people who see the old red barn and grapevines and fall in love with the place,'' she said.
In terms of specialized Grapevine subjects, EMAZING is "seeding" its first "grapevines" -- specialized email discussion groups -- to correspond with EMAZING's 60+ subject areas for its daily, free emailed "tips.
Grapevines can be grown almost anywhere, including Woodland Hills, which has the highest recorded temperatures in the summers and lowest in the winters in Los Angeles.