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photosynthesize

(fō′tō-sĭn′thĭ-sīz′)
v. photosynthe·sized, photosynthe·sizing, photosynthe·sizes
v.tr.
To synthesize by the process of photosynthesis.
v.intr.
To perform the process of photosynthesis.
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And when they tackle weeds, they take the flowers and leaves, which stops the plants from seeding and photosynthesizing, but leave the stalks and roots in the soil, preventing erosion.
Specific and current examples include a vertical flat-plate bioreactor that is being designed at The University of Arizona to grow photosynthesizing cyanobacteria to assimilate carbon dioxide ([CO.
Although commonly referred to as algae, cyanobacteria are actually photosynthesizing bacteria of a type in existence for more than three billion years.
This allows the presence of the yellow xanthophyll and the orange-colored carotene, which are also active photosynthesizing pigments at specific wavelengths, to be revealed, since until then they were hidden by the overwhelming predominance of chlorophyll.
When plants are actively photosynthesizing, their intake of dioxins also increases.
The fruits that form as a result of fertilization could not properly develop without the sugar that comes from photosynthesizing leaves.
in the process of transpiring and photosynthesizing, says Nowak, trees can make some pollutants disappear.
And we can sell them as natural life forms that, like all photosynthesizing plants, consume carbon dioxide, the direct, though not ultimate, cause of the warming trend.
The pond, almost entirely deprived of oxygen, hosted a small number of insect larvae surrounding a layer of photosynthesizing algae.
SAIC, which has a partnership wtih General Motors in China, showed designs for the photosynthesizing YeZ Concept Car recently at Expo 2010 in Shanghai.
As they're feasting on the fish, they are photosynthesizing, using chloroplasts they've "stolen" from algae they've eaten previously.
By obstructing sunlight, algal blooms prevent bottom plants from photosynthesizing.