HyperDic: germination

English > 2 senses of the word germination:
NOUNprocessgermination, sproutingthe process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow
eventgerminationthe origin of some development
germination > pronunciation
Soundsjher.mahney'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > germination: 2 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow.
Synonymsprouting
Broadergrowth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically
Spanishgerminación
Catalangerminació
Verbsgerminateproduce buds, branches, or germinate
germinatecause to grow or sprout
English > germination: 2 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningThe origin of some development.
Example"the germination of their discontent"
Broaderorigin, origination, inceptionAn event that is a beginning
Verbsgerminatecause to grow or sprout

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