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.

Origin of vertical farm

First recorded in 2005–10

OTHER WORDS FROM vertical farm

ver·ti·cal farm·ing, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019