What does aging mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ripening, aging, ageing(noun)

    acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time

  2. aging, ageing, senescence(adj)

    the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age

  3. aging, ageing, senescent(adj)

    growing old

Wiktionary

  1. aging(Noun)

    The process of becoming older or more mature.

  2. aging(Noun)

    Allowing something to become older.

    The owner asked the clerk to age some big bills that were due.

  3. aging(Noun)

    The deliberate act of making something (such as an antique) appear older than it is.

  4. aging(Noun)

    Becoming senescent; accumulating damage to macromolecules, cells, tissues and organs with the passage of time

  5. aging(Noun)

    Elderly person. Only as a collective plural in "the aging"

  6. aging(Adjective)

    Becoming elderly.

    The aging artist could no longer steadily hold the brush.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aging

    of Age

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Aging

    The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.

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    Daniel
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aging in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of aging in a Sentence

  1. Jennifer Bellingtier:

    The media presents a distorted view of aging, making jokes about mental and physical incompetence, the more you’re exposed to it the more you’re picking up those stereotypes.

  2. Nan Hao:

    To understand how cells make these decisions, Read MoreScientists identified the molecular processes underlying each aging route and the connections among them, revealing a molecular circuit that controls cell aging, analogous to electric circuits that control home appliances.

  3. Nan Hao:

    Our study raises the possibility of rationally designing gene or chemical-based therapies to reprogram how human cells age, with a goal of effectively delaying human aging and extending human healthspan.

  4. Didier Lesou:

    We don't have any orders because the government is not renewing its aging fleet of TGV (high-speed) trains ... and it's no longer ordering any locomotives.

  5. Clifford Villalon:

    A rewarding life is aging without hatred or envy.

Images & Illustrations of aging

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