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- adj. Fixed in one position; immobile; unable to move.
- adj. Ingrained, as through repeated use; entrenched; habitual or instinctive.
- adj. Having a basic or fundamental connection (to a thing); based, originating (from).
- adj. Having a root.
- adj. In trouble or in strife, screwed.
- adj. Broken, damaged, non-functional.
- adj. Having a root (superuser) account that has been compromised.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of root.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having taken root; firmly implanted; fixed in the heart.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Fixed by a root or roots; firmly planted or embedded.
- In zoology and anatomy: Fixed by the roots; embedded and attached as if rooted, as a hair, feather, nail, or tooth.
- Specifically, fixed so by the root as to cease to grow, as a tooth: the opposite of rootless.
- Provided with roots.
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- adj. absolutely still
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