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- v. Present participle of flower.
- n. The action of the verb to flower.
- n. Blooming
- adj. Of a plant, that produces flowers.
- adj. Having flowers that are opening.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having conspicuous flowers; -- used as an epithet with many names of plants
- n. The act of blossoming, or the season when plants blossom; florification.
- n. The act of adorning with flowers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or state denoted by the verb flower, in any of its senses: as, the flowering of the bean.
- n. The shoals or strata of fish-feed often seen in the water about spawning-time.
- n. The spawning of pelagic fishes, which sometimes cover large areas of the surface of the sea with their spawn.
- n. The appearance of the surface of lakes and other large bodies of fresh water due to the occurrence of considerable quantities of algæ, usually blue-green forms.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
- adj. having a flower or bloom
- n. a developmental process
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