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 for Grafting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grafting \Graft"ing\ n. 1. (Hort.) The act, art, or process of
     inserting grafts.
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     2. (Naut.) The act or method of weaving a cover for a ring,
        rope end, etc.
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     3. (Surg.) The transplanting of a portion of flesh or skin to
        a denuded surface; autoplasty.
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     4. (Carp.) A scarfing or endwise attachment of one timber to
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     Cleft grafting (Hort.) a method of grafting in which the
        scion is placed in a cleft or slit in the stock or stump
        made by sawing off a branch, usually in such a manaer that
        its bark evenly joins that of the stock.
     Crown grafting or Rind grafting, (Hort.) a method of
        grafting which the alburnum and inner bark are separated,
        and between them is inserted the lower end of the scion
        cut slantwise.
     Saddle grafting, a mode of grafting in which a deep cleft
        is made in the end of the scion by two sloping cuts, and
        the end of the stock is made wedge-shaped to fit the cleft
        in the scion, which is placed upon it saddlewise.
     Side grafting, a mode of grafting in which the scion, cut
        quite across very obliquely, so as to give it the form of
        a slender wedge, is thrust down inside of the bark of the
        stock or stem into which it is inserted, the cut side of
        the scion being next the wood of the stock.
     Skin grafting. (Surg.) See Autoplasty.
     Splice grafting (Hort.), a method of grafting by cutting
        the ends of the scion and stock completely across and
        obliquely, in such a manner that the sections are of the
        same shape, then lapping the ends so that the one cut
        surface exactly fits the other, and securing them by tying
        or otherwise.
     Whip grafting, tongue grafting, the same as splice
        grafting, except that a cleft or slit is made in the end
        of both scion and stock, in the direction of the grain and
        in the middle of the sloping surface, forming a kind of
        tongue, so that when put together, the tongue of each is
        inserted in the slit of the other.
     Grafting scissors, a surgeon's scissors, used in
        rhinoplastic operations, etc.
     Grafting tool.
        (a) Any tool used in grafting.
        (b) A very strong curved spade used in digging canals.
     Grafting wax, a composition of rosin, beeswax tallow, etc.,
        used in binding up the wounds of newly grafted trees.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Graft \Graft\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grafted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Grafting.] [F. greffer. See Graft, n.]
     1. To insert (a graft) in a branch or stem of another tree;
        to propagate by insertion in another stock; also, to
        insert a graft upon. [Formerly written graff.]
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     2. (Surg.) To implant a portion of (living flesh or akin) in
        a lesion so as to form an organic union.
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     3. To join (one thing) to another as if by grafting, so as to
        bring about a close union.
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              And graft my love immortal on thy fame ! --Pope.
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     4. (Naut.) To cover, as a ring bolt, block strap, splicing,
        etc., with a weaving of small cord or rope-yarns.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of grafting something onto something else [syn:
           graft, grafting]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  21 Moby Thesaurus words for "grafting":
     embedment, entrance, graft, impaction, impactment, implantation,
     infixion, infusion, injection, inoculation, insertion, insinuation,
     interjection, interpolation, introduction, intromission,
     penetration, perfusion, tessellation, transplant,

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