vertical farm

[ vur-ti-kuhl fahrm ]

  1. a multistory structure in which large-scale, intensive agricultural production takes place, using stacked, inclined surfaces to grow food crops, and sometimes to raise livestock and fish: Vertical farms and other urban agricultural initiatives can reduce our dependence on imported food.

Origin of vertical farm

First recorded in 2005–10

Other words from vertical farm

  • ver·ti·cal farm·ing, noun

Words Nearby vertical farm Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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