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Princeton's WordNet

  1. growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesisnoun

    (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"

  2. growingadjective

    (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state

  3. growingadjective

    relating to or suitable for growth

    "the growing season for corn"; "good growing weather"

GCIDE

  1. growingadjective

    p. pr. of grow (definition 3); as, growing plants.

Wiktionary

  1. growingnoun

    The action of the verb to grow.

  2. growingadjective

    That grows.

    Milk is good for growing children.

  3. growingadjective

    Connected with growing

    Growing season here begins in March.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Growing

    of Grow

Freebase

  1. Growing

    Growing is a drone music/ambient music/noise music band formed in Olympia, Washington, and currently based in Brooklyn, New York. The group was founded in 2001 by Kevin Doria, Joe Denardo, and Zack Carlson. Carlson left following their first album, and the band continued as a duo until 2009, when they recruited Sadie Laska to form a new trio. The group's music has gradually progressed from slow, instrumental drone pieces through works in noise and ambient music toward more propulsive, rhythm driven music. Their live shows are consistently known for being very loud, playing straight through their set without breaks or banter between songs.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. growing

    Implies the direction of the cable from the ship towards the anchors; as, the cable grows on the starboard-bow, i.e. stretches out forwards towards the starboard or right side.

Editors Contribution

  1. growingverb

    Verb form of the word grow.

    Growing food brings so much joy.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'growing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1710

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'growing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2468

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'growing' in Adjectives Frequency: #223

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of growing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of growing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of growing in a Sentence

  1. Chris Allen:

    It becomes very hard to continue economically farming animals or growing vegetables under a regime like this, the long term targets for nitrogen reduction, are effectively unachievable in some parts of the country, and will end pastoral farming in these areas.

  2. Crispin Sinclair:

    My father Clive Sinclair is obviously famous for his computers in the early days and obviously the C5 back in the 80s, this particular project has kind of been my own, but I guess growing up with someone who makes and invents products and takes it all the way through to production I guess that's inevitably an influence on the way I've done the business.

  3. Debra Katz:

    Since then, he has lied publicly over and over again in an attempt to walk back his original admission. Realizing his admission was insufficient to quell the public’s growing calls for accountability, he has since resorted to belligerent lies and a Trumpian refusal to stick to a single set of facts, he has also demonstrated a jaw-dropping ignorance of the sexual harassment law he signed into effect — without great fanfare — suggesting that his behavior is fine because he never meant to make women feel uncomfortable.

  4. Cobram Estate:

    The absolute key is growing fresh olives that are in excellent condition and just crushing them and nothing else.

  5. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin:

    It is obvious that the threat is growing.

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