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A plant is a living organism that generally does not move and absorbs nutrients from its surroundings. Typically it has been placed deliberately rather than naturally.
Plant may also refer to:
In manufacturing and engineering
- Chemical plant
- Physical plant, often just called "plant", a facility's infrastructure (i.e., "Plant Room")
- Any type of mobile construction machinery
- Another name for a factory (short for "manufacturing plant")
- Processing plant, in process manufacturing
In media and entertainment
- Plant (snooker), used in British English to refer to a type of combination shot
- The Plant (newspaper), student newspaper at Dawson College in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
- PLANT, fictional organization in the anime series Gundam SEED and its sequel
- The Plants, a 1950s doo-wop group
- Record Plant recording studios, located at The Plant, in Sausalito, California
- The Plant (film), a 1995 television film
- The Plant
- Henry B. Plant (1819–1899), American railroad manager
- Richard Plant (writer) (1910–1998), German-born American writer
- Richard Plant (racing driver) (born 1989)
- Robert Plant (born 1948), lead singer of Led Zeppelin
- Plant (person), anyone assigned to behave as a member of the public during a covert operation (as in a police investigation)
- Plant (professional wrestling), a person hired to pose as a fan who may become involved in the events
- Plant, the creative member of a team in the Belbin Team Inventory
- Plant, a term used for a shill in the U.K.
In other uses
- Plant (control theory), a notion in control theory
- Plant, Arkansas, a community in the United States
- Plant System, a system of railroads in the American southeast, managed by Henry B. Plant
- Plant, a creative and innovative team role identified in Meredith Belbin's Team Role Inventories
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