Definition of 'graft'
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Through sheer graft he built up his own business. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In some cases the facial nerves are incapable to send impulses and grafts will not work. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She grafted one tree but a huge bear dug it up and crushed the branches. The Sun (2007)HERE'S another top deal on quality grafted plants. The Sun (2012)The art of grafting fruit and other plants has been around for thousands of years. The Sun (2012)It takes some serious graft to get celebrity limbs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They help to maintain the elasticity in the skin grafts and full mobility in my joints. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She was lucky to survive after her neck was sliced open and now needs skin grafts. The Sun (2008)His neck is rebuilt with a bone graft. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The simplest lesson is how sheer hard graft can pay off. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Hard work and graft is the secret. The Sun (2010)It was hard graft to the finish line. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Gardeners are certainly coming to realise the benefits of grafted plants. The Sun (2012)She is out of hospital but will return for a skin graft operation. The Sun (2013)She needed a skin graft following two painful ops to remove infected flesh around the gaping wound. The Sun (2011)Sometimes the affected part of the bone is removed and replaced with a metal fitting or a bone graft. The Sun (2015)Doctors already knew that small islands of skin can be used instead of one big skin graft in some operations. The Sun (2012)Now some of us are enjoying the fruits of graft, we are resented. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Her answer was, through sheer hard graft and creativity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Lots of working people who graft hard all day look forward to a five-a-side game. The Sun (2012)I underwent a number of operations and skin grafts. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'graft'
British English: graft NOUN
A graft is a piece of healthy skin or bone, or a healthy organ, which is attached to a damaged part of your body by a medical operation in order to replace it.
I am having a skin graft on my arm soon.
British English: graft VERB
If a piece of healthy skin or bone or a healthy organ is grafted onto a damaged part of your body, it is attached to that part of your body by a medical operation.
The top layer of skin has to be grafted onto the burns.
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