seeding


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seeding

[′sēd·iŋ]
(agriculture)
The planting of seed.
(chemistry)
The adding of a seed charge to a supersaturated solution, or a single crystal of a desired substance to a solution of the substance to induce crystallization.
(electronics)
The introduction of atoms with a low ionization potential into a hot gas to increase electrical conductivity.
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Control of the seeding and cleaning of these collectors has been carefully coordinated.
During a research program in 1988, the late Graeme Mather was attempting to enhance rainfall by seeding clouds with dry ice.
Personally, I'm concerned because I don't want us to start the playoffs (coming off a loss),'' San Fernando captain Rudy Maravilla said after the seeding meeting at Van Nuys High.
The DWP believes it does and that seeding will help the region continue to recover from the recent seven-year drought.
Simi Valley lost two of its last three games but still managed to earn a seeding in the section's largest classification.
That was the big question until Saturday's City Section playoff seeding.