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synonyms for sapling

  • seedling
  • tree
  • young
  • youth
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How to use sapling in a sentence

The saplings, Durmuş said, died due to a combination of insufficient water and because they were planted at the wrong time of year, and not by experts.
WHY PLANTING TONS OF TREES ISN’T ENOUGH TO SOLVE CLIMATE CHANGECAROLYN GRAMLINGJULY 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Mother trees shoot life-giving nutrients in underground networks of mycorrhizal fungi to saplings circling their crowns.
A SCIENTIST’S CAREER IN COMMUNION WITH TREESKATE BROWNMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A mother tree can even recognize its own saplings and direct more carbon, nutrients, and water to them if needed, but will also support other neighbor trees in distress.
HOW TREES MOTHER THEIR SEEDLINGS AND WHAT WE CAN LEARN ABOUT CONNECTION FROM FORESTSSUSANNA SCHROBSDORFFMAY 2, 2021TIME
I planted some native tree saplings, and I use the river to water them, so I’m worried that they’re not going to survive.
WHY A GEN ZER PICKING UP TRASH IN A PARK WENT VIRALHEATHER HANSMANAPRIL 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
These ambitious tree-planting efforts are usually announced with much fanfare but are not as straightforward as planting a few saplings and calling it a day.
CAN PLANTING MORE TREES KEEP CITIES FROM HEATING UP?SHAENA MONTANARIMARCH 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Developers may plant saplings, she said, but saplings cannot replace mature trees with limited room to grow.
NEIGHBORS MOUNT EFFORT TO DEFEND ARLINGTON’S TREES FROM DEVELOPMENTJUSTIN WM. MOYERFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They can be living or dead wood, branches or saplings—as long as they are flexible.
HOW TO BUILD SNOWSHOES ON THE FLY—AND 4 OTHER TIPS FOR SURVIVING DEEP SNOWBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEJANUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Cut a sapling that is strong and straight, and with a sturdy section that matches your height.
HOW TO BUILD SNOWSHOES ON THE FLY—AND 4 OTHER TIPS FOR SURVIVING DEEP SNOWBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEJANUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The latter had succeeded in getting the sapling free of the snow, and were dragging it to the ice on the lake-shore.
THE MYSTERY AT PUTNAM HALLARTHUR M. WINFIELD
He pointed to the shore, where a long sapling lay partly uncovered in the snow.
THE MYSTERY AT PUTNAM HALLARTHUR M. WINFIELD
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WORDS RELATED TO SAPLING

  • fledgling
  • rookie
  • sapling
  • youngling
  • youngster
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.