breeding, genteelness, gentilitynoun
elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
education, training, breedingnoun
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, upbringingnoun
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 lifeadjective
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.
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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
It has become this really amazing mecca for wildlife, you've got these osprey nests on the front of the boats, and heron rookeries, bats breeding in the hull of the ships -- it's a really rich wildlife and historical location.
While the decision may ruffle a few feathers, gender neutrality in humans has only recently become a widespread topic of conversation, however, it is completely natural for penguins to develop genderless identities as they grow into mature adults, what makes us really proud at the aquarium is the success of Sea Life London's Gentoo breeding program and the amazing job of same-sex penguins Rocky and Marama who took the chick under their wing and raised it as their own.
More than half of migratory bird species travelling the world’s main flyways have suffered serious population declines in the past 30 years. This is due mainly to unequal and ineffective protection across their migratory range and the places they stop to refuel along their routes, a typical migratory bird relies on many different geographic locations throughout its annual cycle for food, rest and breeding. So even if we protect most of their breeding grounds, it’s still not enough – threats somewhere else can affect the entire population.
We have seen in the past that divergence that leads to more inequality, it creates a breeding ground for more instability in the world.
If what you've done with gene editing could have been done with plant breeding, you're good to go.
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- lisääntyminen, hedelmöitys, parittelu, siitos, siittäminen, kasvatusFinnish
- rangatiratanga, whakaaiaitangaMāori
- совокупле́ние, сноше́ние, ко́итус, родосло́вная, размноже́ние, выра́щивание, осемене́ние, разведе́ние, воспи́танность, копуля́цияRussian
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