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.