Budding
Budding Bud"ding, n. 1. The act or process of producing buds. [1913 Webster]

2. (Biol.) A process of asexual reproduction, in which a new organism or cell is formed by a protrusion of a portion of the animal or vegetable organism, the bud thus formed sometimes remaining attached to the parent stalk or cell, at other times becoming free; gemmation. See {Hydroidea}. [1913 Webster]

3. The act or process of ingrafting one kind of plant upon another stock by inserting a bud under the bark. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Budding — (also called burgeoning) is the formation of a new organism by the protrusion of part of another organism. This is very common in plants Fact|date=February 2008 and fungi, but may be found in some animals as well, such as the Hydra. Usually, the… …   Wikipedia

  • budding — [bud′iŋ] n. 〚see BUD1, n. 3〛 a type of asexual reproduction in which a new individual or branch develops from an outgrowth on the body of a plant or certain lower animals * * * bud·ding (bŭdʹĭng) adj. Being in an early developmental stage: a… …   Universalium

  • Budding — steht für: Karl Budding (1870–1942), deutscher Verwaltungsjurist Edwin Beard Budding (1795–1846), Erfinder des mechanischen Spindelmähers englisch für Knospung, Abschnürungsprozess der Virushülle …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • budding — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ beginning and showing signs of promise: their budding relationship …   English terms dictionary

  • budding — budding. См. почкование. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • budding — index inchoate, incipient Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • budding — [adj] developing, flowering beginning, blossoming, burgeoning, bursting forth, embryonic, fledgling, fresh, germinal, germinating, growing, incipient, maturing, nascent, opening, potential, promising, pubescent, pullulating, shooting up,… …   New thesaurus

  • budding — [bud′iŋ] n. [see BUD1, n. 3] a type of asexual reproduction in which a new individual or branch develops from an outgrowth on the body of a plant or certain lower animals …   English World dictionary

  • budding — [[t]bʌ̱dɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n If you describe someone as, for example, a budding businessman or a budding artist, you mean that they are starting to succeed or become interested in business or art. The forum is now open to all budding… …   English dictionary

  • Budding — Bud Bud, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Budded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Budding}.] 1. To put forth or produce buds, as a plant; to grow, as a bud does, into a flower or shoot. [1913 Webster] 2. To begin to grow, or to issue from a stock in the manner of a bud,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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