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French to English
Larousse
1.plante[plɑ̃t]noun f
botaniqueplant
plante verte|à fleurs : green|flowering plant
plante textile|fourragère : fibre|fodder plant
plante grasse|vivace : succulent|perennial
plante d'appartement,d'agrément : house,pot plant
plante grimpante : creeper, climbing plant
plante d'intérieur : pot plant, indoor plant
plante médicinale : medicinal plant
se soigner par les plantes : to use herbal remedies
[locution]Other expressions
c'est une belle plante : she's a fine figure of a woman
plante de serre : delicate flower
2.plante[plɑ̃t]noun f
anatomieOther expressions
la plante du pied : the sole of the foot
3.planter[plɑ̃te]verb trans
horticulture, agricultureto plant
allée plantée d'acacias : avenue lined with acacia trees
[enfoncer]to stick,to drive in
[avec un marteau]to hammer in
[tente]to pitch, to put up
il a fini par planter sa tente en Provence : he finally settled in Provence
[poser résolument]Other expressions
planter un baiser sur les lèvres de qqn : to kiss somebody full on the lips
il planta ses yeux dans les miens : he stared into my eyes
[dépeindre (personnage)]to sketch (in)
planter le décor : to set up the scenery
planter le décor : to set the scene
[abandonner (personne, voiture)]to dump, to ditch
[abandonner (travail, projet)]to pack in
4.se planterverb pron intrans
[s'enfoncer]to become stuck,embedded, to embed oneself
l'écharde s'est plantée dans la chair : the splinter embedded itself in the flesh
[se tenir immobile]to stand
ne reste pas planté là comme une souche : don't just stand there like a lemon,fool
[se tromper]to get it wrong
on s'est complètement plantés, c'est infaisable : we've got it completely wrong, it can't be done
[dans un accident]to (have a) crash
se planter contre un arbre : to smash into a tree
je me suis planté en vélo : I came a cropper on my bike
[échouer]to make a complete mess of things
je me suis complètement planté en biologie : I made a complete mess of the biology paper
[ordinateur]to crash
5.planter[plɑ̃te]verb intrans
informatiqueto crash, to go down
mon ordinateur a planté : my computer crashed
© Larousse, 2007
SYSTRAN Dictionary
1.plantenoun
plant
amélioration des plantes : plant breeding
plante aquatique : aquatic plant
plante d'appartement : house plant
plante de rocaille : rock plant
plante de serre : hothouse plant
plante fourragère : fodder plant
plante grimpante : climbing plant
plante jardinière : garden plant
plante marine : sea plant
plante nuisible : harmful plant
plante textile : fiber plant
plante verte : house plant
plante à fibre : fibrous plant
plante à vaisseau : vascular plant
sole
MEDOther expressions
plante des pieds : sole of the foot
à base de plantes : plant-based
Other expressions
2.planterverb
to plant
to crash
to drive in
to dump
to hammer in
to pack in
to pitch
to put up
to sketch
to stick
to stick in
© SYSTRAN, 2010
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