lignify definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • to show into wood or come to be woody through development and deposit of lignin in cellular walls.
    • In order to become lumber.
  • verb-transitive:
    • which will make woody or woodlike by the deposit of lignin.
    • To convert into wood or into a ligneous substance.
  • verb:
    • To become wood.
    • , (botany): to produce woody muscle as a consequence of incrustation of lignin during additional growth.
    • , (by expansion): To become rigid or fixed, like anything manufactured from lumber.
    • to make into lumber; in order to make ligneous.
    • convert into timber or cause to become woody
  • others:
    • To convert into or be timber; make or develop woody.

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  • Sentence for "lignify"
    • If plants which do not lignify
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