Sentence Examples


  • Transpiration is loss of water by the plant by evaporation, chiefly from the minute pores or stomata on the leaves.
  • This arrangement is a method of checking transpiration by creating a still atmosphere above the pore of the stoma, so that water vapour collects in it and diminishes the further outflow of vapour.
  • The importance of transpiration, is, however, so great, that these risks must be run.
  • Good ventilation is indispensable to allow the worm to give out by transpiration the great quantity of water that it absorbs with the leaf.
  • The lower surface of the potato leaf is furnished with numerous organs of transpiration or stomata, which are narrow orifices opening into the leaf and from which moisture is transpired in the form of vapour.