More definitions of "growing":
- (adj): Relating to or suitable for growth.
Example: "The growing season for corn"; "good growing weather"
- (adj): Increasing in size or degree or amount.
Example: "Her growing popularity"; "growing evidence of a world depression"; "a growing city"; "growing businesses"
- (noun): (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state.
Famous quotes containing the word growing:
“At a stage when young people want more than anything to be like everyone else, they find themselves the least alike. Everyone their age is growing and changing, but each at his or her own pace.”
—Laurence Steinberg (20th century)
“For its home, dearie, homeits home I want to be.
Our topsails are hoisted, and well away to sea.
O, the oak and the ash and the bonnie birken tree
Theyre all growing green in the old countrie.”
—William Ernest Henley (18491903)
“The true use of Shakespeare or of Cervantes, of Homer or of Dante, of Chaucer or of Rabelais, is to augment ones own growing inner self.... The minds dialogue with itself is not primarily a social reality. All that the Western Canon can bring one is the proper use of ones own solitude, that solitude whose final form is ones confrontation with ones own mortality.”
—Harold Bloom (b. 1930)