vertical farm

[ vur-ti-kuhl fahrm ]
/ ˈvɜr tɪ kəl ˈfɑrm /

noun Agriculture.

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.

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Origin of vertical farm

First recorded in 2005–10

OTHER WORDS FROM vertical farm

ver·ti·cal farm·ing, noun
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