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graft in Gardening topic

graftgraft2 verb  1 [transitive]MH to remove a piece of skin, bone etc from part of someone’s body and put it onto or into a part of their body that has been damagedgraft something onto/to something The technique involves grafting a very thin slice of bone onto the damaged knee.2 [transitive + on/onto]DLGTA to join a part of a plant or tree onto another plant or tree3 MIX[transitive] to add something very different to something, so that it becomes part of itgraft something onto something New elements are being grafted onto our traditional form of government.graft something on It is a 17th-century farmhouse with some Victorian additions grafted on.4 [intransitive] especially British English informalWORK HARD to work hard graft off somebody→ See Verb table
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graftI made a note to myself to come back in early spring to get scions for grafting.Kallicharran took nearly two and a half hours over 34, while Fredericks was grafting away at the other end.By grafting in another eyecup another lens can be induced to form from the overlying layer.If they are grafted on to existing vocational education-representing a change in name only-we will be worse off than when we started.The political parade was grafted onto the Frontier Days celebration.If one could only graft the best aspects of Scimone and Devos on to one another, the roof would really lift off!After being grafted, the joints are dipped into paraffin wax for protection.They grafted themselves, in fact, on to a much older, more primitive and powerful religious life.Husbands and wives were bound by deep ties-like two branches grafted together.graft something onto somethingClippings from the tree are being grafted onto existing seedlings.Doctors grafted skin from Mike's arm onto his face where it was burned.