Prune in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Prune

(transitive, horticulture) To remove excess material from a tree or shrub; to trim, especially to make more healthy or productive. | (transitive, figuratively) To cut down or shorten (by the removal of unnecessary material). | (transitive, computer science) To remove unnecessary branches from a tree data structure.

Short Example Sentences for Prune

  • 1. To prune or graft them? 🔊
  • 2. He continued to prune his hands. 🔊
  • 3. Meanwhile you can prune it and set to work on a new one. 🔊
  • 4. Some think it best to prune before the sap begins to run. 🔊
  • 5. In the spring, the gardener came to prune the trees. 🔊
  • 6. This long, slow cooking is just what the prune requires. 🔊
  • 7. Summer prune in July and winter as before. 🔊
  • 8. German Prune Cake, 38. 🔊
  • 9. Root prune when necessary in late October or November. 🔊
  • 10. He meant at least to prune the orchard and maybe set out dwarfs. 🔊
  • 11. When ready to serve unmould on platter and serve with prune sauce. 🔊
  • 12. Be careful not to prune too hard at first, or to injure the fibres. 🔊
  • 13. They prune the tree of native drama without hacking off its stoutest limbs. 🔊
  • 14. If you plant late, don't prune until the following winter. 🔊
  • 15. To get them up we plant them fairly close, prune them, and feed them. 🔊
  • 16. And we had fried chicken, and corn-dodgers, and prune somethin'-'r-other. 🔊

How to use Prune in Sentences?

  • 1. This makes it necessary to thin the branches or in other words to prune the tree. 🔊
  • 2. I thought it had been shot, but found it had been picked up in the prune orchard. 🔊
  • 3. Persons who prune their trees only in winter usually grow wood rather than fruit. 🔊
  • 4. He plucked a semi-petrified prune from its sticky environment and drew a stool up to the counter. 🔊
  • 5. We had a large prune tree next to the garage and my mother would can a lot of them every year. 🔊
  • 6. Leaves of hair which pretty prune makes a plate of care which sees seas leave perfect set. 🔊
  • 7. Que diriez-vous en voyant sur la ronce innocente rougir la prune et la cornouille? 🔊
  • 8. All sorts of seeds, grass, fruit trees of all kinds, and the best way to prune and plant them. 🔊
  • 9. Stop the gross upright shoots early in the season to spread the sap, and summer prune in July. 🔊
  • 10. O that your birth and business had been mine; To feed the flock, and prune the spreading vine! 🔊
  • 11. M. Sucre and Madame Prune can now make their minds easy, they will not be disturbed again. 🔊
  • 12. They prune their fruit trees as carefully as our barbers attend to men's nostrils and ears. 🔊
  • 13. He would neither plant nor prune his trees, except for the expectation of enjoying what they yield. 🔊
  • 14. He was not one to seek out the right word or prune a sentence; his strength is manifest in his laxities. 🔊
  • 15. No writer can prune and polish his sentences to his satisfaction if he is compelled constantly to break off in order to eject boisterous hooligans. 🔊
  • 16. It is sometimes necessary to prune a vine of rank and unhealthy growth, in order that it may bear good fruit. 🔊
  • 17. Some authorities think that 60 per cent of pine, with the rest helping to prune it, is an ideal mixture. 🔊
  • 18. Grenville I like vastly, if he would prune his speeches down to an hour's delivery. 🔊
  • 19. Day before yesterday, M. Sucre quite upset, Madame Prune almost swooning, and Mdlle. 🔊