growing : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • 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
  • n  (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state
  • v  pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
  • v  become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
  • v  increase in size by natural process
  • v  cause to grow or develop
  • v  develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation
  • v  come into existence; take on form or shape
  • v  cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
  • v  come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
  • v  grow emotionally or mature
  • v  become attached by or as if by the process of growth
  • a  relating to or suitable for growth
    the growing season for corn
    good growing weather

  • 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.
  • Asked about the growing debate in Spain, Ruiz Villasuso says that "bullfights are like the Church; they will be here for ever.
  • 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.
News & Articles


  • Keith Richards in San Francisco Chronicle
    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...
  • Barack Obama in CNN
    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.
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in CNN
    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...

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