- fertilized, as an egg or ovum; fecundated.
- capable of growth or development, as seeds or eggs.
- capable of producing sexual reproductive structures.
- capable of causing fertilization, as an anther with fully developed pollen.
- having spore-bearing organs, as a frond.
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By this time, post-transactional activity was very fertile ground for Google.A new era has arrived in local search: Google’s Local Trust Pack|Justin Sanger|September 18, 2020|Search Engine Land
What they have hit is the world’s most theoretically fertile dead end.This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through September 12)|Singularity Hub Staff|September 12, 2020|Singularity Hub
The app will show them the dates for your past, current, and predicted periods, fertile windows, and PMS.
With 600,000 infections, South Africa has become a fertile testing ground for vaccines.These countries aren’t waiting for a U.S., China, or U.K. COVID vaccine|Claire Zillman, reporter|August 26, 2020|Fortune
SpaceX’s fundraising comes during a fertile period, both for the Tesla sister company and capital markets more broadly.Elon Musk’s SpaceX gets a stratospheric valuation in its latest funding|Verne Kopytoff|August 18, 2020|Fortune
The Eighty-ninth Congress was potentially more fertile ground for the broad range of controversial programs on his dream agenda.
At present, not every woman is young enough, fertile enough, or healthy enough to have a baby using her own eggs or her own womb.
The ground was fertile, with alluvial, or unconsolidated, soil.
Some parts were arid, nearly barren, others green and fertile.‘The Harness Maker’s Dream:’ The Unlikely Ranch King of Texas|Nick Kotz|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not even the most fertile imagination could have conjured a better monster-in-the-dark than IS.
On certain of the stems the fertile cone appears and the spores are ripened about June, after which the process withers.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
San Antonio de Bexar lies in a fertile and well-irrigated valley, stretching westward from the river Salado.
The habitations of the poor are less wretched than those of Italy, but not equal to those of the fertile portion of Switzerland.
For most of the way the country is flat and fertile, and in good part devoted to Grazing, though considerable Wheat is grown.
It is not quite so level nor so perfectly cultivated as central Belgium, but is generally fertile and promises fairly.
British Dictionary definitions for fertile
- (of land) having nutrients capable of sustaining an abundant growth of plants
- (of farm animals) capable of breeding stock
- capable of undergoing growth and developmentfertile seeds; fertile eggs
- (of plants) capable of producing gametes, spores, seeds, or fruits