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leaf

 
Noun leaf has 3 senses
  1. leaf, leafage, foliage - the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
    --1 is a kind of plant organ
    --1 has parts: venation; lobe; leaf shape, leaf form
    --1 has substances: parenchyma
    --1 has particulars:
     cataphyll; floral leaf; dandelion green; sporophyll, sporophyl; blade, leaf blade; amplexicaul leaf; greenery, verdure; leaflet; frond; pad; scale, scale leaf; fig leaf; simple leaf; compound leaf; entire leaf; crenate leaf; serrate leaf; dentate leaf; emarginate leaf; erose leaf; runcinate leaf; lobed leaf; parted leaf; rosette
    Derived form: verb leaf3
  2. leaf, folio - a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
    --2 is a kind of sheet, piece of paper, sheet of paper
    --2 is a part of written communication, written language
    --2 has particulars: flyleaf; interleaf; page
    Derived forms: verb leaf2, verb leaf1
  3. leaf - hinged or detachable flat section (as of a table or door)
    --3 is a kind of
    section, segment
    --3 is a part of dinner table
    --3 has particulars: drop-leaf
Verb leaf has 3 senses
  1. flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff - look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
    --1 is one way to peruse
    Derived form: noun leaf2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. leaf - turn over pages; "leaf through a book"; "leaf a manuscript"
    --2 is one way to
    turn, turn over
    Derived form: noun leaf2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. leaf - produce leaves, of plants
    --3 is one way to
    grow, develop, produce, get, acquire
    Derived forms: noun leaf1, noun leafage1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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