Definition of Grafting

1. Noun. The act of grafting something onto something else.

Exact synonyms: Graft
Generic synonyms: Affixation, Attachment
Derivative terms: Graft, Graft, Graft



Definition of Grafting

1. n. The act or method of weaving a cover for a ring, rope end, etc.

Definition of Grafting

1. Verb. (present participle of graft#Verb graft) ¹

2. Noun. (horticulture) The act, art, or process of inserting grafts. ¹

3. Noun. (nautical) The act or method of weaving a cover for a ring, rope end, etc. ¹

4. Noun. (surgery) The transplanting of a portion of flesh or skin to a denuded surface; autoplastic. ¹

5. Noun. (carpentry) A scarfing or endwise attachment of one timber to another. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grafting

1. graft [v] - See also: graft

Medical Definition of Grafting

1. 1. The act, art, or process of inserting grafts. 2. The act or method of weaving a cover for a ring, rope end, etc. 3. The transplanting of a portion of flesh or skin to a denuded surface; autoplasty. 4. A scarfing or endwise attachment of one timber to another. Cleft grafting, a method of grafting by cutting the ends of the scion and stock completely across and obliquely, in such a manner that the sections are of the same shape, then lapping the ends so that the one cut surface exactly fits the other, and securing them by tying or otherwise. Whip grafting, tongue grafting, the same as splice grafting, except that a cleft or slit is made in the end of both scion and stock, in the direction of the grain and in the middle of the sloping surface, forming a kind of tongue, so that when put together, the tongue of each is inserted in the slit of the other. Grafting scissors, a surgeon's scissors, used in rhinoplastic operations, etc. Grafting tool. Any tool used in grafting. A very strong curved spade used in digging canals. Grafting wax, a composition of rosin, beeswax tallow, etc, used in binding up the wounds of newly grafted trees. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grafting

graft-versus-host disease
graft-versus-host reaction
graft-versus-host response
graft occlusion
graft polymer
graft polymers
graft rejection
graft survival
graft the forked tree
graftable
graftage
graftages
grafted
grafter
grafters
grafting (current term)
grafting scissors
grafting tool
grafting wax
graftings
graftonite
grafts
graham
graham bread
graham cracker
graham flour
grahamite
grahamites
grahams
grail

Literary usage of Grafting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"In preparing the cloth for these wrappers, use only beeswax, not grafting-wax for this purpose. Be sure to tie on the wrappers firmly, and see also that ..."

2. The Fruits and Fruit-trees of America: Or, the Culture, Propagation, and by Andrew Jackson Downing, Charles Downing (1900)
"grafting and budding are the means in most common use for propagating ... grafting is a very ancient invention, having been well known and practised by the ..."

3. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1892)
"grafting. The objects of grafting are the same as budding, ... There are a great many grafting methods in use, but the most easily performed and the most ..."

4. Anomalies and curiosities of medicine by George Milbry Gould, Walter Lytle Pyle (1901)
"Bone-grafting is quite frequently practised, portions from a recently amputated limb, or portions removed from living animals, or bone-chips, may be used. ..."

5. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by George William Cox (1866)
"The operation of grafting cun only be performed within certain physiological limits ; but these limits have not yet been absolutely determined. ..."

6. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"No attempts toward grafting plants on others which do not belong to the same natural order have been successful. Generally speaking, varieties succeed best ..."

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