growing

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growing

  1. Present participle of grow.

Noun[edit]

growing (plural growings)

  1. growth; increase
    • 1852, Henry Howe, Historical Collections of the Great West
      Some of these unhappy emigrants felt a general sinking of all their mental and bodily energies, without, however, experiencing the growings of hunger.

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growing (not comparable)

  1. That grows.
    • 2013 June 8, “The new masters and commanders”, The Economist, volume 407, number 8839, page 52: 
      From the ground, Colombo’s port does not look like much. []   But viewed from high up in one of the growing number of skyscrapers in Sri Lanka’s capital, it is clear that something extraordinary is happening: China is creating a shipping hub just 200 miles from India’s southern tip.
    Milk is good for growing children.
  2. Connected with growing
    Growing season here begins in March.

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