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Noun: transplanting  tran(t)s'plãn-ting or trãnz'plãn-ting
  1. The act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another location
    "too frequent transplanting is not good for families";
    - transplant, transplantation
Verb: transplant  trans'plant [N. Amer], trans'plãnt or trãnz'plãnt [Brit]
  1. Lift and reset in another soil or situation
    "Transplant the young rice plants";
    - transfer
  2. Be transplantable
    "These delicate plants do not transplant easily"
  3. Place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient
    - graft
  4. Change the setting from one place or period to another
    "The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America";
    - transfer, transpose

Derived forms: transplantings

Type of: be, displace, enter, infix, insert, introduce, movement, shift

Encyclopedia: Transplanting