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  Definition of Growing
  1. (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state
  2. (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
  3. having or showing vigorous vegetal or animal life; "flourishing crops"; "flourishing chicks"; "a growing boy"; "fast-growing weeds"; "a thriving deer population"
  4. increasing in size or degree or amount; "her growing popularity"; "growing evidence of a world depression"; "a growing city"; "growing businesses"
  5. relating to or suitable for growth; "the growing season for corn"; "good growing weather"
Similar Words: growth, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis, flourishing, thriving

 

Hyponyms: epitaxy, culture, amelogenesis, angiogenesis, apposition, auxesis, blossoming, flowering, florescence, inflorescence, anthesis, efflorescence, cenogenesis, kenogenesis, caenogenesis, cainogenesis, kainogenesis, cohesion, cytogenesis, cytogeny, foliation, leafing, fructification, gametogenesis, germination, sprouting, infructescence, intussusception, juvenescence, life cycle, masculinization, masculinisation, virilization, virilisation, morphogenesis, myelinization, myelinisation, neurogenesis, palingenesis, recapitulation, proliferation, psychomotor development, psychosexual development, rooting, suppression, teething, dentition, odontiasis, teratogenesis, vegetation

 

Pertainyms: growth, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis

 

Derivational Morphology: develop, grow, produce, get, acquire, senesce, age, get on, mature, maturate

 

Anagrams: ingrown

 

 
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