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addaword.gifdefinition of vertical farm

noun
a tall building, such as a skyscraper, where plants or animals are cultivated for commercial purposes
He has drawn up models for a 30-story, city-block-size vertical farm that would have transparent walls to maximize sunlight and would produce enough food for 50,000 people.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 08/11/2011 12:44:00
Definition of vertical farm from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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