Ornamental


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Ornamental

Refers to forms that adorn or embellish a surface or any other part of a structure.
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As an animal, Matilda was all right, full of life, vigour, and activity; as an intelligent being, she was barbarously ignorant, indocile, careless and irrational; and, consequently, very distressing to one who had the task of cultivating her understanding, reforming her manners, and aiding her to acquire those ornamental attainments which, unlike her sister, she despised as much as the rest.
"Monsieur Creemsvort," said she, in a whisper: for when the schoolrooms were silent, the directress always moved with velvet tread, and spoke in the most subdued key, enforcing order and stillness fully as much by example as precept: "Monsieur Creemsvort, that young person, who has just entered, wishes to have the advantage of taking lessons with you in English; she is not a pupil of the house; she is, indeed, in one sense, a teacher, for she gives instruction in lace-mending, and in little varieties of ornamental needle-work.
As a rehabilitation tool, ornamental horticulture training is proving its value, yet the number of programs nationally is limited due to a lack of instructors willing to work within the penal system.
Police Sergeant Kate Lerwill said: "Most holidaymakers do not realise that they are breaking the law by attempting to bring in ornamental weapons, or weapons of any kind, which they have bought while abroad.
When Margaret Njeri Maina started rearing ornamental birds, the idea was to have variety on her farm Gratia Poultry Ltd.But the beautiful birds have turned to be her major source of income, enabling the farmer expand her agribusiness.
said the construction of the P7.5-million Innovative Laboratory (iLAB) for Tissue Culture for Ornamental Plants in Guiguinto Garden City in Cloverleaf would boost the municipality's stature as the fast-growing cutflower center of the country.
The electric blue crayfish is one of the most remarkable freshwater ornamental species.
Dried ornamental grasses are gorgeous in the winter landscape, but now it's time for them to go.
I have noticed in garden centres that fruit trees are labelled "not for consumption" and are ornamental. What is the difference between them and an ordinary lemon tree used for eating?
My tree only said not to eat and there was no mention of it being ornamental. It was produced in Holland so I tried to contact the company but was unsuccessful.
Floriculture is a branch of horticulture which deals with the cultivation and management of ornamental plants for gardens, floristry and the global floral related businesses.