wilt

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wilt

1) n. loss of turgor and subsequent drooping of leaves and young stems; a symptom. 2) n. infectious disease caused by a particular agent on a particular host or range of hosts. 3) v. to lose turgor or to wilt.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
wilt ()
wilt (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
a) to lose turgor from lack of water - the plants wilted in the heat
b) to become limp
2.
transitive verb
to grow weak or faint - languish to cause to wilt
wilt (noun)
1.
an act or instance of the state of being - wilting wilted
2.
a) a disorder (as a fungus disease) of plants marked by loss of turgidity in soft tissues with subsequent drooping and often shriveling - called also wilt disease
b) polyhedrosis of caterpillars
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wilt (Wikipedia)

Wilt may refer to:

  • Wilting, the loss of rigidity of non-woody parts of plants
  • WILT, An acronym commonly used in instant messaging for 'What I'm Listening To'
  • Wilt disease, which can refer to a number of different diseases in plants.

In literature and film:

In other media:

People with the given name:

People with the surname:

  • Clara Antoinette McCarty Wilt (1858–1929), the first woman superintendent of the Pierce County School District
  • Marie Wilt (1833–1891), an Austrian dramatic coloratura soprano
  • Peter Wilt, a soccer executive
  • Raymond Wilt, a former Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
  • Rod Wilt, a former Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
  • Roy Wilt, a former Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
  • W. William Wilt, a former Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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