HyperDic: flowering

English > 3 senses of the word flowering:
ADJECTIVEallfloweringhaving a flower or bloom
NOUNprocessflowering, blossoming, florescence, inflorescence, anthesis, efflorescencethe time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
processflowering, unfoldinga developmental process
flowering > pronunciation
Soundsflaw'erihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > flowering: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving a flower or bloom.
Example"a flowering plant"
Oppositeflowerless, nonfloweringWithout flower or bloom and not producing seeds
Spanishfloreciente
Catalanflorent, florescent
English > flowering: 3 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms.
Synonymsblossoming, florescence, inflorescence, anthesis, efflorescence
Broadergrowth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically
Spanishantesis, floración, florecimiento
Catalanantesi
Verbsflowerproduce or yield flowers
English > flowering: 3 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningA developmental process.
Example"the flowering of antebellum culture"
Synonymunfolding
Broaderdevelopment, evolutionA process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage / stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
Spanishdespliegue, florecimiento
Catalandesplegament, floriment

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict