How to use Offsets in a sentence
It is propagated by offsets, which are often planted in September or October, but the principal crop should not be got in earlier than February or the beginning of March.
Attached to the rod by offsets are one or more plunger or bucket pumps, set at intervals in the shaft.
They are readily propagated by offsets or by seed.
The breeder bulbs and their offsets may grow on for years producing only self-coloured flowers, but after a time, which is varied and indefinite, some of the progeny "break," that is, produce flowers with the variegation which is so much prized.
Tulips are usually increased by offsets, which most varieties produce in fairly large numbers.Advertisement
Some varieties produce offsets sparingly and must be increased by seed - a slow and uncertain method.
They are then lifted and treated like offsets, being sown thinly in beds out of doors.
Running south-west to north-east, and united on the north with one of the offsets of the Pyrenees, is the range of the Sierra Llena, which bisects Catalonia, and forms its central watershed.
Most bulbs do so naturally to a limited but variable extent; when more rapid increase is wanted the heart is destroyed, and this induces the formation of a larger number of offsets.
The stem bulbs of lilies are similar in character to the offsets from the parent bulb.Advertisement
After they have ripened in connexion with the parent bulb, the offsets are taken off, stored in appropriate places, and at the proper season planted out in nursery beds.
Neat-growing, succulent plants, forming rosettes of fleshy leaves close to the ground, and rapidly increasing by runner-like offsets; they are well adapted for rockwork, and do best in sandy soil.
Splendid dwarfish bulbs, thriving in deep, sandy, wellenriched garden soil, and increased by offsets.
The head is pruned to form six or eight strong offsets; and by judicious use of the knife, and by training, preferably on a hoop placed within them, these are caused to grow outwards and upwards to a height of about 6 ft.
Like other bulbs they are increased by offsets, which should be carefully removed when the plants are at rest, and should be allowed to attain a fair size before removal.Advertisement
They mature very slowly and die after flowering, but are easily propagated by the offsets from the base of the stem.
They increase by offsets, or may be propagated by dividing the root-stock in early spring or autumn.
The ancient font offsets what appear to be Victorian arcades.
The hydration enthalpy offsets the enthalpy change in breaking up the lattice.
Registration is performed using the telescope offsets transformed to pixels.Advertisement
It deliberately has no relocatable data, all " pointers " are represented as byte offsets into the section or as absolute numbers.
For organizations reducing emissions voluntarily, carbon offsets provide a means to become carbon neutral.
Mild steel stirrups f 10 are placed uniformly distributed at 200 mm offsets.
We can strive to become carbon neutral by reducing our contributions to greenhouse gasses as much as possible and then buying credits (also known as carbon offsets) to make up for the carbon we are putting into the atmosphere.
While you might not think the actions of one person buying offsets and reducing consumption can make a big difference, remember that there are a lot of one persons out there making the same changes you are.Advertisement
Breakfast nooks are typically cozy offsets found in the kitchen often located beneath a window or within the space of a bay window.
Adding brown into the mix offsets this seasonal faux pas by blending a pastel and earth tone together for a perfect year round look.
Division in spring, the offsets being started in a frame or pit; in May or June they may be planted out.
Increased by offsets from the bulbs, or from seeds, which flower about the fourth year.
It is readily increased also from pieces of the stem and offsets.
Multiplied by division in spring; the offsets being potted and kept in a frame until they are well rooted.
Its propagation is too easy, for in many soils it is said to split up into offsets instead of growing to a flowering size.
Nearly all are easily increased by their abundant offsets.
Hen-and-chicken Houseleek (Sempervivum Globiferum) - This grows in firm dense tufts, its little round offsets being so abundantly thrown off that they are pushed clear above the tufts, and lie on the surface in small brownish-green balls.
Offsets should also be removed from the bulbs, and stored in dry sand or earth till the next planting time.
It is a sort which has great vitality, can be propagated very rapidly by offsets (three or four a year), and grows well in any well-drained soil.
Suckers or offsets taken off in early autumn root freely in sand in a cold frame.
It does best in shallow water and gives so few offsets that several plants should be grouped to secure the full effect of the changing flowers.
This kind and its forms thrive well in tanks, forming no offsets and spreading slowly, though free to flower from May to the end of September.
Nymphaea Alba Tuberosa - The vigorous Water-Lily of the United States, thriving in deep water, lifting its flowers high out of the water, and spreading rapidly by long tuberous offsets.
Invest in the best quality men's motorcycle jackets you can afford; the long life of such items more than offsets a slightly higher initial cost.
These companies may purchase carbon offsets to balance some of the energy they use in production, build and operate sustainable facilities, or donate a portion of their profits to environmental or humanitarian organizations.
Some say this more than offsets the costs of the seeds themselves and could potentially lower the cost of foods for the end consumers.
A solid black frame offsets this distinctively bold look.
The blue leather watch band offsets the striking design of the watch case.
The reinsurance offsets some of the larger losses and creates a smoother, more even profit flow, which is essential to investor confidence.
The prize money seldom offsets the investment, unless a child wins repeatedly.
In addition to serving good food, this establishment does good for the planet by making a conscious effort to recycle, compost and offset all their energy usage through purchasing carbon offsets.