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flowering Explained

flowering at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


flowering at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n the flowering of sth// formal when something develops in a very successful way// --The nineteenth century saw a flowering of science and technology.//

flowering at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

103 Moby Thesaurus words for "flowering":
accomplishment, advance, advancement, amplification, anthesis,
balmy, bloom, blooming, bloomy, blossom, blossoming, blow, blowing,
booming, budding, burgeoning, clear, crescent, developed,
development, developmental change, efflorescence, efflorescent,
elaboration, enlargement, evolution, evolutionary change,
evolvement, evolving, expansion, explication, exuberant, fair, fat,
floral, floreate, florescence, florescent, floriate, floriated,
floricultural, florid, flourishing, flowerage, flowered, flowery,
fruiting, full bloom, full-fledged, full-grown, fully developed,
furtherance, garden, going strong, gradual change, growing, grown,
grown-up, growth, halcyon, horticultural, hortulan, hypertrophied,
in bloom, in blossom, in flower, in full swing, in good case,
inflorescent, juvenal, juvenescent, juvenile, maturation, mature,
multiflorous, natural development, natural growth,
nonviolent change, overdeveloped, overgrown, palmy, piping,
progress, progression, prospering, radiciflorous, rhizanthous,
ripening, rise, rosy, sleek, sprouting, thriving, unfolding,
unfoldment, uniflorous, upgrowth, vigorous, young, youngling,
youthful, youthlike, youthy

flowering at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Production): production, creation, construction, formation, fabrication, manufacture, building, architecture, erection, edification, coinage, organization, putting together, establishment, workmanship, performance, achievement, completion, flowering, bringing forth, parturition, birth.

flowering at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 [U] the time when a plant has flowers:
Plant bulbs in September for spring flowering.
2 [C, usually sing.] ~ of sth the time when sth, especially a period of new ideas in art, music, science, etc., reaches its most complete and successful stage of development:
the flowering of Viennese intellectual life * the flowering of democracy

Flowering at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Flower \Flow"er\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flowered}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Flowering}.] [From the noun. Cf. {Flourish}.]
1. To blossom; to bloom; to expand the petals, as a plant; to
produce flowers; as, this plant flowers in June.

2. To come into the finest or fairest condition.

Their lusty and flowering age. --Robynson

When flowered my youthful spring. --Spenser.

3. To froth; to ferment gently, as new beer.

That beer did flower a little. --Bacon.

4. To come off as flowers by sublimation. [Obs.]

Observations which have flowered off. --Milton.

Flowering \Flow"er*ing\, a. (Bot.)
Having conspicuous flowers; -- used as an epithet with many
names of plants; as, flowering ash; flowering dogwood;
flowering almond, etc.

{Flowering fern}, a genus of showy ferns ({Osmunda}), with
conspicuous bivalvular sporangia. They usually grow in wet

{Flowering plants}, plants which have stamens and pistils,
and produce true seeds; phenogamous plants; --
distinguished from {flowerless plants}.

{Flowering rush}, a European rushlike plant ({Butomus
umbellatus}), with an umbel of rosy blossoms.

Flowering \Flow"er*ing\, n.
1. The act of blossoming, or the season when plants blossom;

2. The act of adorning with flowers.

flowering at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : bursting into flower; "flowering spring trees" [syn: {abloom},

n 1: the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
[syn: {blossoming}, {florescence}, {inflorescence}, {anthesis},
2: a developmental process; "the flowering of ante-bellum
culture" [syn: {unfolding}]

flowering at English (WD) Of Explained:



  • Inter: present participle of » flower


    Inter: en-nou » n
  • The action of the verb to flower.
  • Blooming


    Inter: en-adj » -
  • (used only before the noun) Of a plant, that produces flowers.
  • : Azaleas are flowering plants.
  • Having flowers that are opening.
  • : The apple trees are flowering.


    * reflowing

  • Translation: de » flowering
    Translation: fr » flowering
    Translation: ko » flowering
    Translation: io » flowering
    Translation: hu » flowering
    Translation: my » flowering
    Translation: ja » flowering
    Translation: pl » flowering
    Category: simple:flowering -
    Translation: tl » flowering
    Translation: ta » flowering
    Translation: te » flowering
    Translation: vi » flowering
    Translation: zh » flowering