What does aging mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ripening, aging, ageingnoun

    acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time

  2. aging, ageing, senescenceadjective

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

  3. aging, ageing, senescentadjective

    growing old

Wiktionary

  1. agingnoun

    The process of becoming older or more mature.

  2. agingnoun

    Allowing something to become older.

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

  3. agingnoun

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

  4. agingnoun

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

  5. agingnoun

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

  6. agingadjective

    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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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. Kevin Corbett:

    The corridor supports more than 800,000 daily passenger trips between the greater Washington D.C. and Boston regions, it is imperative that together we seize this once-in-a-generation opportunity to replace aging assets, add rail capacity, improve performance.

  2. Andy Roberts:

    The industry is looking at its aging coal fleet and saying,' I can either fix this at great risk or move to renewables and natural gas at much lower costs,' it's kind of a no-brainer.

  3. Marilyn Ferguson:

    Of all the self-fulfilling prophecies in our culture, the assumption that aging means decline and poor health is probably the deadliest.

  4. Eric Rosengren:

    Despite the passage of time and adoption of better policies, one could argue that the Japanese banking system is now, once again, being threatened by adverse economic conditions, a shrinking population, aging demographics, and very low interest rates provide very little room for Japanese banks to operate profitably. This of course provides an incentive to reach for yield, potentially implying additional risk-taking.

  5. Jason Verstak:

    For softness, luxury and graceful aging, pure wool carpet is hard to beat, in addition to its natural, sustainable and insulating properties, wool carpet is also easy to maintain.

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