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Definition of the noun wilt
What does wilt mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: wilts
- any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonym of wilt: wilt disease
- more generic term: plant disease = a disease that affects plants
- more specific terms:
- causing to become limp or drooping
Alternative definition of the noun wilt
- The act of wilting or the state of being wilted.
- Any of various plant diseases characterized by wilting.
Definition of the verb wilt
What does wilt mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: wilted | wilting | wilts
- lose strength
- become limp
- example: The flowers wilted
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula Verbs with the same syntax [Patient - concrete object] [Verb] The clothes dried | The roses bloomed Verbs of Change of State: atrophy, blister, bloom, blossom, bud, burgeon, burn, corrode, decay, decompose, deteriorate, erode, ferment, fester, flower, germinate, green, molder, molt, oxidize, phosphoresce, putrefy, rot, rust, spoil, sprout, stagnate, swell, tarnish, wane, wither there [Verb] [Theme, indefinite] There raged a fire Verbs of Existence: billow, bloom, blossom, blow, breathe, bristle, bulge, burn, cascade, corrode, decay, decompose, effervesce, erode, ferment, fester, fizz, flow, flower, foam, froth, germinate, grow, judder, mold, moult, propagate, rage, respire, ripple, roil, rot, rust, seethe, smoke, smolder, spin, spread, sprout, stagnate, stream, suppurate, sweep, swing, tarnish, trickle, twirl, wither [Location - location, but not region] [Verb] with [Theme] The garden abounds with flowers | The garden flowered with roses [Theme] [Verb] The beer foamed | The voices echoed | Unicorns don't exist [Theme] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] A fire raged in the mountains | Flowers abound in the garden | The voices echoed through the hall [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] All through the mountains raged a fire
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonym of wilt: droop
- more generic words: crumble / decay / dilapidate = fall into decay or ruin
Alternative definition of the verb wilt
- [intransitive] To droop or become limp and flaccid (as a dying leaf or flower).
- [intransitive] To fatigue; to lose strength.
- [transitive] To cause to droop or become limp and flaccid (as a flower).
- [transitive] To cause to fatigue; to exhaust.
- "Wilt" is a 1989 movie adaptation by LWT of the Tom Sharpe novel of the same name. The story follows the comic misadventures of the eponymous Henry Wilt as he is accused of the murder of his wife when she suddenly goes missing after a party at a friend's house where they have a very public argument.
- also known as The Misadventures of Mr. Wilt; Como Matar a Mulher; Como se Livrar de Sua Mulher; Hoy te inflo, mañana te desinflo; Puppenmord; Tapaus Wilt; Wild: Eva, una bambola e il professore
- country: United Kingdom
- language: English Language
- director: Michael Tuchner
- producer: Brian Eastman
- production design by Leo Austin
- written by David Renwick & Andrew Marshall
- based on "Wilt" by Tom Sharpe
- Mel Smith as Inspector Flint
- Griff Rhys Jones as Henry Wilt
- Alison Steadman as Eva Wilt
- Diana Quick as Sally
- Jeremy Clyde as Hugh
- Roger Allam as Dave
- David Ryall as Rev. Froude
- Roger Lloyd-Pack as Dr. Pittman
- Dermot Crowley as Braintree
- John Normington as Treadaway
- Tony Mathews as Gladden
- Charles Lawson as Cranham
- Gabrielle Blunt as Mrs. Bulstrode
- Edward Clayton as Mossop
- Jeffrey Chiswick as Macari
- cinematography by Norman G. Langley
- edited by Chris Blunden
- music by Anne Dudley
- costume design by Elizabeth Waller
- genres: Crime Fiction, Comedy
- released on (24 years ago)
- "Wilt" is a film.
"Wilt" is a comedic novel by the author Tom Sharpe, first published by Secker and Warburg in 1976. Later editions were published by Pan Books, and Overlook TP.
- also known as "Wilt (Mainstream Series)"
- genres: Fiction, Comedy
- subject: England
Wilt is a fictional character from the 2004 tv series Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends.
Wilt is a musical group.
- albums: "White Chrysalis in Blue", "Blackenvelope", "As Giants Watch Over Us", "Amidst a Spacious Fabric", "Radio 1940", "The Black Box Aesthetic", "The Herman Fibbs EP", "Wither", "Dark Meadows", "Graveflowers", "The Complete Kingdom Recordings"
- official website: wilt.adnoiseam.net
WILT is a radio station broadcasting an adult contemporary format. Licensed to Wilmington, North Carolina, USA, the station serves the Wilmington area.
- official website: www.1045sunnyfm.com
Phrases with Wilt
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Wilt
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Vegetable Diseases (2007)
A Color Handbook by Steven T. Koike, Peter Gladders, Albert O. Paulus
Introduction and significance Verticillium wilt is an important problem in various crucifer vegetables in California. In France, Germany, and Sweden, Verticillium wilt is a significant problem on oilseed rape, which could pose a threat to vegetable ...
by Almas Zaidi, Mohammad Saghir Khan
Bacterial wilt is a common disease...
Among various diseases, bacterial wilt is the most common and destructive disease of tomato caused by R. solanacearum (Tahat and Kamaruzaman 2010). The yield loss of the ...
Farmers' Bulletin (1953)
Acrostalagmus Wilt Acrostalagmus wilt is a disease of older plants and rarely causes severe damage. It is caused by a fungus that penetrates the water- conducting vessels of the root and 5 See U. S. Department of Agriculture Farmers ' Bulletin ...
Ayn Rand Explained (2012)
From Tyranny to Tea Party by Ronald E. Merrill
There are many possible moralities which might be correct: Christian ethics, the Ten Commandments, 'Seek the greatest good of the greatest number', 'Do what thou wilt is the whole of the Law', and many others have been asserted. But what ...
Soil survey (1941)
by United States. Bureau of Soils, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, United States. Soil Conservation Service, United States. Natural Resources Conservation Service
Fusarium wilt is the most common disease of watermelons, and the only means of combating it is to use disease-resistant varieties of seed, such as the Australian Thurmond Grey. For insect infestation of watermelons it is recommended that ...
Cerotocystis fogacearurn Current Conditions Oak wilt is a tree-killing, vascular.
by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta
Fusarium A genus of fungi; most species saprophytes but many plant parasites Fusarium annum See chilli wilt. coeruleum See potato dry rot. cucurbitae See ...
From Acacia to Zinnia by Christopher Cumo
Despite its hardiness, Grimm was susceptible to bacterial wilt. Farmers grew Baltic, a hardy variety named for Baltic, South Dakota, in the northern United States. Baltic, like Grimm, was susceptible to bacterial wilt. From Baltic, the Michigan ...
Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)
Root and crown rot – root necrosis extends from death of feeder roots to the entire root system, often extending into the crown to girdle the base of the stem; symptoms aboveground include dieback, wilt, and death of the canopy. For example ...
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- Wilt Meaning
Video shows what wilt means. To droop or become limp and flaccid (as a dying leaf or flower).. To fatigue; to lose strength.. To cause to droop or become limp ...
- [WorshipTraining] 240s: Dan Wilt on the Language Of Time
Dan Wilt speaks to how the language of time has been used in worship activity throughout the ages. 240 seconds. A little taste of the...
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Quotes about Wilt
When I am dead, my dearest, Sing no sad songs for me Plant thou no roses at my head, Nor shady cypress tree. Be the green grass above me With showers and dewdrops wet And if thou wilt, remember And if thou wilt, forget. (Christina Georgina Rossetti)
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Scrabble value of W4I1L1T1
The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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