|1.||[ noun ] (botany) the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants|
|Related terms:||plant_organ blade scale cotyledon leaflet greenery dandelion_green amplexicaul_leaf serrate_leaf erose_leaf frond sporophyll pad rosette simple_leaf compound_leaf entire_leaf crenate_leaf floral_leaf dentate_leaf emarginate_leaf fig_leaf runcinate_leaf lobed_leaf parted_leaf lily_pad cataphyll leaf_shape lobe venation parenchyma foliate|
|2.||[ noun ] (printing) a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)|
|Related terms:||sheet page flyleaf interleaf written_communication|
|3.||[ verb ] produce leaves, of plants|
|4.||[ verb ] turn over pages|
"leaf through a book"
|5.||[ verb ] turn over pages|
"leaf through a book" "leaf a manuscript"
|Related terms:||turn turn|
|6.||[ verb ] look through a book or other written material|
|Synonyms:||flick riffle thumb riff flip|
"He thumbed through the report" "She leafed through the volume"
|7.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 10474|
|8.||[ noun ] hinged or detachable flat section (as of a table or door)|
|Related terms:||section drop-leaf dinner_table|