Definitions for growth

Definitions for (noun) growth

Main entry: growth, emergence, outgrowth

Definition: the gradual beginning or coming forth

Usage: figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece

Main entry: growth

Definition: vegetation that has grown

Usage: a growth of trees; the only growth was some salt grass

Main entry: growth

Definition: something grown or growing

Usage: a growth of hair

Main entry: growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development

Definition: (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

Usage: he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children

Main entry: growth

Definition: a progression from simpler to more complex forms

Usage: the growth of culture

Main entry: increase, increment, growth

Definition: a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important

Usage: the increase in unemployment; the growth of population

Main entry: growth

Definition: (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)

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