overgrowth : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland
- n a profusion of growth on or over something else
- In many cases after British Urologist Thomas Moore diagnosed a man's illness as obstruction caused by overgrowth of the prostate gland, the patient's wife exclaimed: "I'm sure.
- In the process of clearing the land, workmen came upon a small gravesite hidden by brush and overgrowth.
- As our country progresses with energy independence and Alaska's role in national security and Alaska's part, too, in ratcheting down this government overgrowth that President Obama .
News & Articles
- Clear-cutting for the neighbors: editorial
The Ohio Department of Transportation showed its neighborly side when it agreed to clear-cut decades of overgrowth lining the Inner Belt's Superior Avenue ramps that a local community group said was attracting homeless drifters and impeding efforts to accelerate an arts and residential renaissance in the neighborhood, The Plain Dealer editorial board writes.
June 22, 2013 - The Sun Press
- City seeks to use eminent domain to seize land earmarked for north Omaha industrial park
A city petition filed in court asks to condemn the roughly 70 acres of concrete rubble, overgrowth and dirt. The city broke off sale talks after it couldn't come to an agreement with Virgil Anderson, who owns most of the property.
June 22, 2013 - Omaha World-Herald
- Friedrich Engels in Political Affairs Magazine
Frederick Engels, in his graveside address for Marx, noted that "Marx discovered the law of development of human history: the simple fact, hitherto concealed by an overgrowth of ideology, that mankind must first of all eat, drink, have shelter and...
- James Fox in Bangor Daily News
We need to work together at the federal, state, local and private level to address the potential impacts of bark beetles, vegetative overgrowth, fire threats, tourist impacts, energy production and creating future healthy forest conditions on our... Mark Udall http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Udall&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGSSZRrdF5tu9LINDVDNcAjWdNn6g Vail Daily News http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.vaildaily.com/article/20080212/NEWS/751557061&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHdErm_K8r_5x7KHbTphSjFLHdqYQ Feb 12, 2008
71048 95140 overgrowth It wasn't even usable as a tennis court. There was no net or anything," said Fox. "So we brought some brooms and shovels and got rid of some of the overgrowth. We still need to get someone in there to fix the cracked asphalt. If we can fix...