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electric supply lines in a distribution network that carry power from substations to end users. Voltages are generally between 2,400 and 34,500 volts.
portion of the electric supply system that delivers electricity to end users. Includes distribution substations, feeders, primaries, distribution transformers, secondaries, and service lines.
portion of the transmission and facilities of an electric system that is dedicated to delivering electric energy to an end user.
electrical devices that step down primary distribution voltage to secondary voltage supplied to end users.
phylum. Taxonomic group below the kingdom level but above the class level.
period of naturally reduced physiological activity in the organs of a plant with the potential for reactivation of growth.
in a period of dormancy.
bud originally developed in a leaf axil and connected to the pith by a bud trace that has not been stimulated to mature and grow. Some buds remain dormant throughout the life of a woody plant.
see horticultural oils.
rope construction consisting of a braided rope within a braided rope, both of which carry part of the load.
technique consisting of tying one climbing line or two climbing lines into two places in a tree.
in arboriculture, the name used for a knot that is commonly used to join two ropes or two ends of the same rope, as when forming a Prusik loop. Grapevine knot.
toothed margin of a leaf, with smaller teeth within the teeth.
pertaining to a carabiner, requiring two distinct motions to prepare the gate to open.
white, fungal-like growth that develops during wet periods, usually on the underside of a leaf.
|DR 99307-1999: Amenity Trees||
Guide to Valuation (Draft)
variation on the load-transfer technique in which the load is transferred to a second line and moved to another point, often to a second tree.
|drill-hole fertilization (fertilisation,||
applying fertilizer by drilling holes in the soil within the root zone. Contrast with broadcast fertilization and liquid fertilization.
method of minimizing evaporation and runoff by applying small amounts of water through small emitters.
imaginary line defined by the branch spread of a single plant or group of plants.
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