[ vur-ti-kuhl fahrm ]
/ ˈvɜr tɪ kəl ˈfɑrm /
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.
Words nearby vertical farm
Origin of vertical farm
First recorded in 2005–10
OTHER WORDS FROM vertical farmver·ti·cal farm·ing, noun
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