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We want to live at any price; so we cannot burden ourselves with feelings which, though they might be ornamental enough in peace-time, would be out of place here.
Erich Maria Remarque

Meaning of "ornamental" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ORNAMENTAL

ornamental  [ˌɔːnəˈmɛntəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ORNAMENTAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ornamental can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ORNAMENTAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ornamental

Ornamental may refer to: ▪ Ornamental grass, a type of grass grown as a decoration ▪ Ornamental iron, mild steel that has been formed into decorative shapes, similar to wrought iron work ▪ Ornamental plant, a plant that is grown for its ornamental qualities ▪ Ornament, a decorative detail used to embellish parts of a building or interior furnishing ▪ Ornament, musical flourishes that are not necessary to the overall melodic line...

Definition of ornamental in the English dictionary

The first definition of ornamental in the dictionary is of value as an ornament; decorative. Other definition of ornamental is used to decorate houses, gardens, etc. Ornamental is also a plant cultivated for show or decoration.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ORNAMENTAL


detrimental
ˌdɛtrɪˈmɛntəl
documental
ˌdɒkjʊˈmɛntəl
elemental
ˌɛlɪˈmɛntəl
experimental
ɪkˌspɛrɪˈmɛntəl
fundamental
ˌfʌndəˈmɛntəl
governmental
ˌɡʌvənˈmɛntəl
incremental
ˌɪnkrɪˈmɛntəl
instrumental
ˌɪnstrəˈmɛntəl
intergovernmental
ˌɪntəˌɡʌvəˈmɛntəl
judgemental
dʒʌdʒˈmɛntəl
judgmental
dʒʌdʒˈmɛntəl
mental
ˈmɛntəl
monumental
ˌmɒnjʊˈmɛntəl
regimental
ˌrɛdʒɪˈmɛntəl
rudimental
ˌruːdɪˈmɛntəl
sacramental
ˌsækrəˈmɛntəl
segmental
sɛɡˈmɛntəl
sentimental
ˌsɛntɪˈmɛntəl
supplemental
ˌsʌplɪˈmɛntəl
temperamental
ˌtɛmpərəˈmɛntəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ORNAMENTAL

ornament
ornamentally
ornamentation
ornamenter
ornamentist
ornate
ornately
ornateness
Orne
orneriness
ornery
ornis
ornith.
ornithic
ornithichnite
ornithine
ornithischian
ornithodelphian
ornithodelphic
ornithodelphous

WORDS THAT END LIKE ORNAMENTAL

accidental
car rental
coincidental
Continental
dental
departmental
developmental
Emmental
environmental
horizontal
incidental
intercontinental
occidental
oriental
parental
placental
rental
thiopental
transcendental
transcontinental
video rental

Synonyms and antonyms of ornamental in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ORNAMENTAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «ornamental» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of ornamental

Translation of «ornamental» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ORNAMENTAL

Find out the translation of ornamental to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ornamental from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ornamental» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

装饰性的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

decorativo
570 millions of speakers

English

ornamental
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सजावटी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الزينة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

декоративные
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ornamental
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শোভাময় করে এমন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

décoratif
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hiasan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zier-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

装飾用の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

장식용의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ornamental
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trang trí
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அலங்கார
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शोभेच्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

süs
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ornamentale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ozdobnych
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

декоративні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ornamental
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διακοσμητικά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ornamentele
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

prydnads
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pryd
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ornamental

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ORNAMENTAL»

The term «ornamental» is very widely used and occupies the 9.109 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ORNAMENTAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ornamental

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QUOTES WITH «ORNAMENTAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word ornamental.
1
Erich Maria Remarque
We want to live at any price; so we cannot burden ourselves with feelings which, though they might be ornamental enough in peace-time, would be out of place here.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ORNAMENTAL»

Discover the use of ornamental in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ornamental and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Diseases and Pests of Ornamental Plants
The fifth edition of the official publication of the New York Botanical Garden identifies new diseases, recognizes the spread of many known diseases to a wider range of host plants, and reflects up-to-date control methods.
Pascal P. Pirone, 1978
2
Ornamental Horticulture
This book provides a balanced coverage of the different elements integral to this field, including the science of ornamental horticulture, crop production, craftsmanship, and business management skills.
Jack Ingels, 2009
3
Marine Ornamental Shrimp: Biology, Aquaculture and Conservation
Libraries in all universities and research establishments where aquaculture and biological sciences are studied and taught should have copies of this book on their shelves.
Ricardo Calado, 2009
4
BSAVA Manual of Ornamental Fish
Part V then presents a practical approach to treating ornamental fish, including common surgical procedures. Throughout the book, at-a-glance tables provide important information in the BSAVA's established accessible style.
William H. Wildgoose, British Small Animal Veterinary Association, 2001
5
Fundamentals of Ornamental Fish Health
Grounded in the foundations of fish medical care, the book summarizes nonlethal aquatic diagnostics and medicine, putting the information within a clinical context.
Helen E. Roberts, 2009
6
Growing Media for Ornamental Plants and Turf
Topics covered in this edition include choosing materials for potting mixes, fertilizers, efficient use of water, drainage, salinity, turf management, soil-borne diseases, hydroponics, and the preparation of soils for landscape planting.
Kevin A. Handreck, Neil D. Black, 2002
7
Decorative & Ornamental Scroll Saw Patterns
Reissue Compiled by master craftsman Patrick Spielman, this compilation offers the finest selection of decorative patterns and ideas for scroll-saw cutting.
Patrick Spielman, Dirk Boelman, 2005
8
Ornamental Geophytes: From Basic Science to Sustainable ...
In 20 chapters, this book reflects three main trends in plant science and horticulture: A demand for sustainable and environmentally friendly production Widespread employment of new molecular technologies The globalization of the production ...
Rina Kamenetsky, Hiroshi Okubo, 2012
9
The Principles and Practice of Ornamental Or Complex Turning
First paperback edition of Great Victorian classic for special lathe, with coverage of frames and chucks, unbelievably complex projects, all with unmatched thoroughness, clarity. 600 illustrations.
John Jacob Holtzapffel, 1990
10
The New Ornamental Garden
Shows how heat, cold, water availability, rainfall patterns, length of growing season, evaporation rate and humidity influence plant growth in Australia, from the wet sub-tropics to the temperate climate of southern Australia.
Simon Rickard, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ORNAMENTAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ornamental is used in the context of the following news items.
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Register early for Protecting Pollinators in Ornamental Landscapes …
1 – for the Protecting Pollinators in Ornamental Landscapes Conference is quickly approaching. This conference, hosted by Michigan State ... «Michigan State University Extension, Jul 15»
2
Winter damage to ornamental trees in containers
Q. I'm trying to get some help with a couple of trees that I purchased/received last year. All the trees are for zones 4-5 but I noticed that after the ... «Chicago Daily Herald, Jul 15»
3
Little British hideaways: four of the best
Set within the National Trust-run Plas yn Rhiw estate, which is home to a 16th-century manor house with ornamental gardens, the cottage ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
The UK's most beautiful bee-friendly gardens
A collaboration by Tom Hoblyn, Alys Fowler and interior designer Tom Dixon, this three-acre plot boasts a mixture of edible and ornamental ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
5
Design Patents 101 – Protecting Appearance Not Function
Both design and utility patents may be obtained on an article if an invention resides both in its utility and ornamental appearance. For example ... «IPWatchdog.com, Jul 15»
6
New gas station and store for Welland's King-Lincoln intersection
Plans for the property include an ornamental fence, landscaping and trees, a bicycle rack, a stone building facade facing King St. and a ... «Welland Tribune, Jul 15»
7
PM calls for revolutions in farm, allied sectors
There is big global market for ornamental fishes. If we focus on blue revolution, this will benefit poor farmers in villages." On sharp increase in ... «onmanorama, Jul 15»
8
Gold slump tempts local buyers
A customer checks the quality of ornamental gold at Hua Seng Heng gold shop on Yaowarat Road in Bangkok's Chinatown. Gold prices have ... «Bangkok Post, Jul 15»
9
Sue Hamilton: Ornamental peppers add striking colors to containers …
More than 200 varieties of chilies grace the gardens of the world, but my favorites are from the "ornamental" group. Many have attractive foliage, ... «Knoxville News Sentinel, Jul 15»
10
Who Destroyed Avery's Dress? Find Out On 'Dog With A Blog' Tonight!
In “Murder of the Ornamental Dress”, when Avery's latest design gets ruined before a big fashion show, she must get to the bottom of who ... «Just Jared Jr., Jul 15»
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« EDUCALINGO. Ornamental [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ornamental>. Feb 2019 ».
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