culm culm

Definition(s):

  • (n) stem of plants of the Gramineae

Usage(s):

  1. Thence the roadbed becomes a chute between cliffs, trees, coal tupples and culm banks into Wilkes-Barre, on the Susquehanna River.
  2. The task of dredging out millions of tons of accumulated silt and culm is ready to begin.
  3. Long have there been rumors that PRC would go into the power business, using its own small grade anthracite and reclaiming culm banks for fuel.

News

  • Yardsmart: Bamboo is pernicious and persistent

    Like bedbugs, bamboo loves to travel. It moves — silent but deadly — underground until its presence is noted on the surface by innocent little green shoots called culms. By the time they appear, the ground is already infested with the traveling rhizomes.
    on November 5, 2013     Source: The MetroWest Daily News

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