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"
(electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state
relating to or suitable for growth
"the growing season for corn"; "good growing weather"
p. pr. of grow (definition 3); as, growing plants.
The action of the verb to grow.
Milk is good for growing children.
Connected with growing
Growing season here begins in March.
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.
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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.
Verb form of the word grow.
Growing food brings so much joy.Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'growing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1710
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Rank popularity for the word 'growing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2468
Rank popularity for the word 'growing' in Adjectives Frequency: #223
The numerical value of growing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of growing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of growing in a Sentence
The psychological responses to climate change such as conflict avoidance, fatalism, fear, helplessness and resignation are growing, these responses are keeping us, and our nation, from properly addressing the core causes of and solutions for our changing climate and from building and supporting psychological resiliency.
Imagine last year's loss-making business growing rapidly in a short period of time, while the business that used to make profits for us is nearly gone.
The demand for gasoline has been stronger than expected, and we are seeing stronger RBOB (gasoline) futures, americans love low gasoline prices, and when gasoline prices fell, coupled with a growing economy, we are going back to our old habits.
There's a lot of electricity about our young players coming up... Madison Keyes is emerging, Sloane Stephens seems to be back on track, and there's also Taylor Townsend and Christina McHale, obviously at the top you've got Serena and Venus( Williams), so that shows that the diversity in the sport is really high here in America with these kids emerging and having a great stride. I think the sport is growing.
I wish I had a crystal ball that I look into the future and see. I am concerned about the forces of detribalization that appear to be more current here in the theater, and that's what I hear from my friends in the region as I communicate with them…The lack of certainty - the growing uncertainty of those countries in the region.
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