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Princeton's WordNet

  1. growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis(noun)

    (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. growing(adj)

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

  3. growing(adj)

    relating to or suitable for growth

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

GCIDE

  1. growing(adj.)

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

Wiktionary

  1. growing(Noun)

    The action of the verb to grow.

  2. growing(Adjective)

    That grows.

    Milk is good for growing children.

  3. growing(Adjective)

    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. growing

    Verb form of the word grow.

    Growing food brings so much joy.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020  

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

How to pronounce growing?

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How to say growing in sign language?

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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. Ruth Hawkins:

    There are a lot of Johnny Cash’s songs that are directly influenced by growing up here in Dyess, songs like.

  2. Gerald Keefe:

    These companies have achieved scale quickly and now increasingly are growing in developed markets.

  3. Jon Huntsman:

    There has never been an event like this before. To have so many presidential candidates and leaders from both parties gathered at the same event speaks to the growing influence of the No Labels movement and the growing desire for a new politics of problem solving in America.

  4. Greg Greeley:

    Emerging markets like India and China are some of Airbnb's fastest-growing, with our growth increasingly powered by tourism to and from these markets, in many of these markets, OYO is empowering local hospitality entrepreneurs to provide more options to more travelers.

  5. Neil Shearing:

    Certainly, a lot of the panic has subsided in the past month or so, there is growing acknowledgement that the Fed will tread carefully and second, there have been some local positive developments ... the oil price stabilisation has also helped.

Images & Illustrations of growing

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