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  Root - New World Encyclopedia
In vascular plants, the root is that organ of a plant body that typically lies below the surface of the soil (though not always) and whose major functions are to absorb water and inorganic nutrients and to anchor the plant body to the substrate.
The outside surface of a root is the epidermis, an outer single-layered group of cells covering the young tissues and leaves of a plant.
The deepest roots are generally found in deserts and temperate coniferous forests; the shallowest in tundra, boreal forest, and temperate grasslands.
www.newworldencyclopedia.org /entry/Root   (1558 words)

  Root - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The outside surface of a primary root is the epidermis.
Roots of many vascular plants, especially dicots and gymnosperms, often undergo secondary growth, which is an increase in diameter.
The aerial roots of strangler fig have damaged ancient Mayan temples in Central America and the temple of Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Root   (1831 words)

 Root - LoveToKnow 1911
This kind of root is sometimes shortened, and becomes swollen by storage of food-stuffs, forming the conical root of carrot, or the fusiform or spindle-shaped root of radish, or the napiform root of turnip.
Roots are usually underground and colourless, but in some cases where they arise from the stem they pass for some distance through the air before reaching the soil.
Leaf-buds are sometimes formed on roots, as in plum, cherry and other fruit trees; the common elm affords an excellent example, the young shoots which grow up in the neighbourhood of a tree arising from the roots beneath the soil.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Root   (1382 words)

 Inside a root A
The cell walls of the epidermal cell and its root hair are thin, thus not inhibiting the uptake of water and dissolved salts by the epidermal cell.
Root hairs greatly increase the area of the root which is exposed to the soil and through which water and dissolved nutrients can move into the root.
Root hair development is suppressed when some land plants are grown with their root suspended in water (hydroponically) and their growth is negatively influenced by high soil nutrient concentrations and high and low soil temperatures.
www.botany.uwc.ac.za /ecotree/root/rootA.htm   (1995 words)

 Superuser - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Generally, it is not good practice for anyone to use root as their normal user account, because simple typographical errors can cause major damage to the system.
Software defects which allow a user to "gain root" (to execute with superuser privileges code supplied by that user) are a major security issue, and the fixing of such software is a major part of maintaining a secure system.
The name Charlie Root is often associated with the root account, named after the baseball player of the same name.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Superuser   (649 words)

 Root - WoWWiki - Your guide to the World of Warcraft
Root effects are a form of crowd control that cause the victim to be locked in place and unable to move.
A root effect differs from a stun effect in that the target is still able to use abilities, spells or melee/ranged attacks, but cannot move from its location as long as the effect is active.
A rooted mob that has no ranged attacks will be unable to attack its current aggro target.
www.wowwiki.com /Root   (255 words)

 What is root? -- definition by The Linux Information Project (LINFO)
/root is a subdirectory of the root directory, as indicated by the forward slash that begins its name, and should not to be confused with that directory.
Among root's powers are the ability to modify the system in any way desired and to grant and revoke access permissions (i.e., the ability to read, modify and execute specific files and directories) for other users, including any of those that are by default reserved for root.
By default, it is not necessary to be root to be able to read most configuration files and documentation files in system directories, although it is necessary to be root to modify them.
www.linfo.org /root.html   (1413 words)

 Spanning Tree Protocol Root Guard Enhancement - Cisco Systems
The root guard ensures that the port on which root guard is enabled is the designated port.
In Figure 2, enable root guard on the Switch C port that connects to Switch D. Switch C in Figure 2 blocks the port that connects to Switch D, after the switch receives a superior BPDU.
Root guard allows the device to participate in STP as long as the device does not try to become the root.
www.cisco.com /en/US/tech/tk389/tk621/technologies_tech_note09186a00800ae96b.shtml   (1538 words)

 ISUE - Tree Roots   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Roots usually begin to grow before the tree top does, although root growth is cyclic and responds to environmental changes such as soil depth, water supply, aeration, mineral supply, and temperature.
Trees' root systems are made up of large, permanent roots (which mainly provide anchorage and transport), and many small, temporary feeder roots and root hairs.
The type of roots formed initially is specific to a given species; with age the initial root form is often modified by the growing environment.
www.extension.iastate.edu /pages/tree/roots.html   (503 words)

 What's up with Enoch Root?
Root turns up in the narrative of Detachment 2702 in Algiers in 1942 with an Army blanket draped around him (for it is in a meat locker the size and temperature of Greenland that this takes place); Bobby thinks of him as Blanket Man. He's clean-shaven and has very short grizzly hair (p.
Root not only explains how a personage in a tale can be a personification of a trait (when talking about this with Randy in jail (p.799 et seq.)), he might himself of course be a personage in a tale who is a personification of a trait.
Root has to be seen to die (and does, at the very least as far as rural Swedish medicine circa 1943 is concerned), in order to assure Julieta of financial support.
www.ibiblio.org /javafaq/cryptonomicon.html   (10398 words)

 RFC 2870 (rfc2870) - Root Name Server Operational Requirements
Root servers SHOULD have mechanisms in place to accept IP connectivity to the root server from any internet provider delivering connectivity at their own cost.
If a root operator uses kerberos authentication to manage access to the root server, then the associated kerberos key server MUST be protected with the same prudence as the root server itself.
Communications Communications and coordination between root server operators and between the operators and the IANA and ICANN are necessary.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc2870.html   (2217 words)

Because of the frequency of mitosis in the meristem, root tips are often used to demonstrate mitosis in the laboratory The inset is a photo (courtesy of Carolina Biological Supply Co.) of anaphase in the meristem of an onion root tip.
The root hairs are also the point of entry of mycorrhizal fungi.
In legumes, the root hairs are the point of entry of rhizobia that will establish the mutualistic partnership enabling the plant to convert atmospheric nitrogen into protein.
users.rcn.com /jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/R/Roots.html   (665 words)

 Root Nameserver Year 2000 Status
The root of the Internet namespace consists of a single file, the root zone file, which describes the delegations of the top level domains and the associated records necessitated by the DNS protocol to implement those delegations.
The root servers themselves all use some variant of the Unix operating system, however both the hardware base and the vendors' Unix variants are relatively diverse: of the 13 root servers, there are 7 different hardware platforms running 8 different operating system versions from 5 different vendors.
The root name server operators have taken what steps they can to minimize the impact of such failures, however most of these systems are beyond the control or influence of the root name server operators, thus problems may yet exist.
www.icann.org /committees/dns-root/y2k-statement.htm   (1913 words)

 root: root user, superuser, administrative user, root account
root, which is also referred to as the root user, the administrative user, the system administrator, the root account and the superuser, is the user name or account that has access to all commands and files on a Unix-like operating system.
One of these is the root directory, which is the top level directory on a system, i.e., the directory in which all other directories, including their subdirectories, and files reside.
The use of the term root for the all-powerful administrative user may have arisen from the fact that root is the only account having write permissions (i.e., permission to write data to files) in the root directory.
www.bellevuelinux.org /root.html   (1456 words)

 Qt based ROOT implementation for Unix and Windows   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Since ROOT version 4.00.08 the "Qt layer" is a part of that ROOT distribution and it is available from the ROOT CVS repository.
ROOT "Qt layer" is to implement the TVirtualX ROOT abstract interface with the low level local graphics subsystem (X11 or Win32 for example).
Note: The "Qt extensions" are not the part of the official ROOT distribution.
root.bnl.gov /QtRoot/QtRoot.html   (3215 words)

 root - Wiktionary
From Middle English root, the underground part of a plant, from late Old English rōt, from Old Norse rōt, from Proto-Germanic *wrot, from Proto-Indo-European *wrd-, root; cognate with wort and radix
The Australian sexual senses of root is somewhat milder than fuck but still quite coarse, certainly not for polite conversation.
The past participle rooted is equivalent to fucked in the figurative sense of broken or tired, but rooting is only the direct verbal sense, it isn’t an all-purpose intensive like fucking.
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/Root   (556 words)

 ROOT.net | About Root   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Founded on the premise that the consumer has the right to her data, Root Markets is the first financial exchange for consumer leads.
Root Markets is an active supporter of AttentionTrust.org, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping consumers keep track of and benefit from their online activity.
Root Markets was founded in early 2005 and has offices in New York, San Francisco, Charlotte and Detroit.
root.net /about   (112 words)

The number 2 is the square root of 4, the cube root of 8, and the fourth root of 16.
We were rooted to the spot by surprise.
Good manners were rooted in him like a second nature.
www.infoplease.com /dictionary/root   (438 words)

 Life on Earth
The rooting of the Tree of Life, and the relationships of the major lineages, are controversial.
The root of the universal tree and the origin of eukaryotes based on elongation factor phylogeny.
The root of the universal tree of life inferred from anciently duplicated genes encoding components of the protein-targeting machinery.
phylogeny.arizona.edu /tree/life.html   (1714 words)

 Peruvian Maca Root
Maca root know to many as the "Peruvian Gingseng," Maca root has been deemed an adaptogen, which by definition is a substance (food or nutritive herb), which brings the body to a heightened state of resistance to disease through physiological and emotional health.
Maca root also contains vitamins, fatty acids, sterols, and almost 60 different phytonutrients which are most likely to be responsible for many of maca root's benefits.
The fertility powers of maca root are prized by couples in the Peruvian highlands.
www.peruvian-maca.com /maca-root.htm   (293 words)

 OSXFAQ - Technical News and Support for Mac OS X
On a traditional UNIX machine, the root user (or superuser) is the first user account created when the operating system is initially installed.
The root user, better known as the System Administrator, this the person who has the ability to create or delete user accounts, install software or hardware and perform other system administrator tasks.
Once in your root account, you will notice that everything is setup as it was when you first logged into Mac OS X initially with your Admin account.
www.osxfaq.com /Tutorials/Root_User_Creation/index.ws   (988 words)

 Enabling and using the "root" user in Mac OS X
A root password should be difficult to guess, containing both numbers and letters within the first eight characters.
The root user has the ability to relocate or remove required system files and to introduce new files in locations that are protected from other users.
The root user shares its name with its own home directory, which is the first (or highest) level of the disk directory.
docs.info.apple.com /article.html?artnum=106290   (947 words)

 AllaKhazam's Magical Realm - Your Everquest Community
They know the basics (Root holds them still, with a chance to break every tick, Snare slows them down), but they're unaware of the secondary characteristics of the spells; they think that the two spells have essentially the same combat function.
Root is best used for keeping extra monsters ("adds") away from the party for long enough for the party to deal with them one at a time.
Usually at lower levels root works far less perhaps because people are lower level and duration is worse off.
everquest.allakhazam.com /db/spell.html?spell=230   (544 words)

 Homemade Root Beer Recipe
Root Beers and soft drinks of many other flavors can be made at home quickly and it is great fun for the kids!
Pour the root beer into the bottles so that there is about 1-1/4 inch of air space left in the neck of the bottle.
The root beer will improve in flavor with time but it must be stored in the refrigerator.
www.leeners.com /rootbeer.html   (1328 words)

 BaBar Workbook: Intro to Root
While ROOT is starting up a pop-up window with a picture of a naked lady with tree roots instead of legs, twirling a hoop over her head, may appear briefly, and on the terminal where you entered the startup command, the resulting output should look something like the following:
When you draw a histogram, the default behaviour for ROOT is for it to clear the canvas that is currently being used and then draw the new histogram on it.
ROOT was created by the authors of PAW, and there are many similarities between the two systems.
www.slac.stanford.edu /BFROOT/www/doc/workbook/root1/root1.html   (2915 words)

Root[f, k] represents the kth root of the polynomial equation f[x] == 0.
In informal usage, the term algebraic number is sometimes used to refer more specifically to roots of irreducible polynomials, or to roots that cannot be represented in terms of radicals.
Real roots are ordered using the natural order of real numbers.
support.wolfram.com /mathematica/kernel/Symbols/System/Root.html   (151 words)

 Tech Support FAQ-How to Login as User Root in OS X to Remove Macally Device Drivers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Note: The user named "root" is a special user in UNIX-style operating systems that has read and write privileges to all areas of the file system.
A root password should be difficult to guess, containing both numbers and letters within the first eight characters.
The root user has the ability to relocate or remove required system files and to introduce new files in locations that are protected from other users.
www.macally.com /techsupport/faq/faq_osxroot.html   (535 words)

 Root Canals
If a root canal procedure is not performed an abscess can form at the tip of the root and cause considerable pain.
Root canal therapy or pulpectomy consists of making a small hole in the tooth and then removing the tiny dead nerves, blood vessels and debris from each canal in the tooth.
A root canal can fail within days, weeks, months or even many years after the procedure has been completed and will be marked by a return of pain.
www.dentalgentlecare.com /what_is_a_root_canal.htm   (760 words)

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