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1. pollination

noun. ['ˌpɑːləˈneɪʃən'] transfer of pollen from the anther to the stigma of a plant.

Synonyms

  • fertilisation
  • impregnation
  • fecundation
  • pollenation
  • cross-pollination
  • fertilization

Antonyms

  • cross-pollination
  • self-fertilization
  • cross-fertilization
  • pollenation

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Example sentences of the word pollination


1. Noun, singular or mass
Incomplete pollination can cause young pumpkin fruits to drop off.

2. cross-pollination

noun. fertilization by transfer of pollen from the anthers of one flower to the stigma of another.

Synonyms

  • pollenation

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • powerlessness

3. self-pollination

noun. fertilization by transfer of pollen from the anthers to the stigma of the same flower.

Synonyms

  • pollenation
  • cleistogamy

Antonyms

  • pollination
  • pollenation
  • influence

Etymology

  • pollination (English)
  • self- (English)

4. cross-pollination

noun. stimulating influence among diverse elements.

Antonyms

  • indispose
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