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Meaning of WEEDS

Pronunciation:  weedz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a black garment (dress) worn by a widow as a sign of mourning
  2. [n]  a black band worn by a man (on the arm or hat) as a sign of mourning

WEEDS is a 5 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: mourning band, widow's weeds
 See Also: band, garment



Computing Dictionary

1. Refers to development projects or algorithms that have no possible relevance or practical application. Comes from "off in the weeds". Used in phrases like "lexical analysis for microcode is serious weeds."

2. At cdc/eta before its demise, the phrase "go off in the weeds" was equivalent to ibm's branch to fishkill and mainstream hackerdom's jump off into never-never land.

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Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are weeding, suggests that you need to rid yourself of the negativity in your life in order to move on and grow as a person. It is time to release past grudges and build on future relationships. Seeing weeds in your dream means that you may have to get rid of some old ideas or negative thoughts in your mind. It is symbolic of neglect. Weeds can also represent friendships or relationships that have gone awry.