growing growing  /ˈɡroʊ ɪŋ/


  1. (n) (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
  2. (n) (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state
  3. (adj) relating to or suitable for growth


  1. In a bid to get the best and freshest fruits and vegetables on their tables and to capitalize on the organic-food craze more restaurants are growing their own greens.
  2. MySpace gets Google into the fastest-growing online communities, Intuit helps Google target a whole new market of business users, and MTV gets Google into video distribution.


  1. Growing number of Eastern Iowa cities requiring meth lab cleanup

    A growing number of eastern Iowa communities are holding property owners responsible for cleaning buildings where methamphetamine labs are found. The Marion City Council approved Thursday an ordinance that would require property owners to clean buildings or cars where drugs were manufactured or grown before the property can be used again. Ordinance 13-13 also requires [...]
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Gazette

  2. Growing Focus on Business Intelligence Spurs Demand for Data Warehouse Management Software, According to New Report by ...

    GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Data Warehouse Management Software markets. Global market for Data Warehouse Management Software is projected to reach US$16.9 billion by 2018, driven by growing focus on business intelligence and strong demand for next generation Data Warehouse Platforms. (PRWeb June 21, 2013) Read the full story at ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Technology a growing tool for the 4 in 10 US adults who are now caregivers

    A growing number of American adults provide care for an adult or child with significant health challenges. For many of them,...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Deseret News


  1. In a statement posted on the Rolling Stones Web site, Richards said: "The complete story is lost in the usual slanting! The truth of the matter is that I planted a sturdy English Oak. I took the lid off the box of ashes and he is now growing oak...
    on Apr 4, 2007 By: Keith Richards Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "We have to recognize that we face more than a deficit of dollars right now. We face a deficit of trust -- deep and corrosive doubts about how Washington works that have been growing for years," Obama said.
    on Jan 28, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN

  3. "These appalling assaults on members of our own State Department family are, sadly, part of a growing tragedy besetting many communities in Mexico," US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in a statement Sunday night. "They underscore the...
    on Mar 16, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: CNN

Word of the Day
untenable untenable
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