breeding, genteelness, gentility(noun)
elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
education, training, breeding(noun)
the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
"a woman of breeding and refinement"
breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing(noun)
helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
"they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization
reproduction, procreation, breeding, facts of life(adj)
the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring
"the breeding population"; "retained a few bulls for breeding purposes"
The process through which propagation, growth or development occurs.
Your dog has had good breeding.
The act of insemination by natural or artificial means
The act of copulation in animals
Ejaculation inside the rectum during bareback anal sex, usually applied to gay pornography
Of, relating to or used for breeding.
Your toothbrush is a breeding ground for bacteria.
the act or process of generating or bearing
the raising or improving of any kind of domestic animals; as, farmers should pay attention to breeding
nurture; education; formation of manners
deportment or behavior in the external offices and decorums of social life; manners; knowledge of, or training in, the ceremonies, or polite observances of society
descent; pedigree; extraction
Breeding is the first EP by American indie band Dirty Little Rabbits. It was released on August 15, 2007, for sale exclusively through the New York-based record shop Looney Tunes.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The production of offspring by selective mating or HYBRIDIZATION, GENETIC in animals or plants.
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Rank popularity for the word 'breeding' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4567
Rank popularity for the word 'breeding' in Nouns Frequency: #1908
The numerical value of breeding in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of breeding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of breeding in a Sentence
If it's a GMO, that's basically what they've been looking at over and over again for the past 20 years, they're saying they don't need to look at new examples, if what you've done with gene editing could have been done with plant breeding, you're good to go.
The earthquake has caused unimaginable destruction, hospitals are overflowing, water is scarce, bodies are still buried under the rubble and people are still sleeping in the open. This is a perfect breeding ground for disease.
When we started going out into the field and collecting them and actually finding them in breeding condition or as dominant males, theyre stunningly beautiful, i think thats what the amateur community was keying in on. Theyre the ones detecting life color, and that was really instructive in determining this was a different species.
You have all the characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
The herd instinct seems to be the strongest human emotion, one that the race is constantly breeding off as the mavericks are liquidated. Happiness is running with the crowd.
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