A living organism of the kind exemplified by trees, shrubs, herbs, grasses, ferns, and mosses, typically growing in a permanent site, absorbing water and inorganic substances through its roots, and synthesizing nutrients in its leaves by photosynthesis using the green pigment chlorophyll. A place where an industrial or manufacturing process takes place. A person placed in a group as a spy or informer. Place (a seed, bulb, or plant) in the ground so that it can grow. Place or fix in a specified position.