[ 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.
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Origin of vertical farm
First recorded in 2005–10
Related formsver·ti·cal farm·ing, noun
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