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(Science: astronomy) A fixed star of the first magnitude in the left foot of the constellation orion.

Alternative forms: regel.

Origin: Ar. Rijl, properly, foot.

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Re: water transport question

If i cut off the plant's root and leave it to transpire, can it still transport water up using the sucking force of leaves? Yes. That's why you put flowers to a vase full of water. You can try it with a simple experiment. You've probably heard of it. Ink experiment. Get a white flower (without root...

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by Poison
Fri Sep 01, 2006 5:18 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: water transport question
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