Ingrowing In"grow`ing, a. Growing or appearing to grow into some other substance. [1913 Webster]

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  • ingrowing — [in′grō΄iŋ] adj. growing within, inward, or into; esp., growing into the flesh [an ingrowing hair] …   English World dictionary

  • ingrowing — /in groh ing/, adj. 1. growing into the flesh: an ingrowing nail. 2. growing within or inward. [1865 70; IN 1 + GROWING] * * * …   Universalium

  • ingrowing — in·grow·ing in .grō iŋ adj growing or tending inward: INGROWN <ingrowing hairs> …   Medical dictionary

  • ingrowing — adj. Ingrowing is used with these nouns: ↑toenail …   Collocations dictionary

  • ingrowing — in|grow|ing [ˌınˈgrəuıŋ US ˈgrou ] adj BrE in|grown [ ˈgrəun US ˈgroun] AmE [no comparative] an ingrowing ↑toenail grows inwards, cutting into the surrounding skin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ingrowing — BrE in.grown AmE adjective (no comparative) an ingrowing toenail grows inwards, cutting into the surrounding skin …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ingrowing — UK [ˌɪnˈɡrəʊɪŋ] / US [ˈɪnˌɡroʊɪŋ] adjective British an ingrowing toenail on your toe grows inwards and is very painful …   English dictionary

  • ingrowing — /ˈɪngroʊɪŋ/ (say ingrohing) adjective 1. growing into the flesh: an ingrowing toenail. 2. growing within or inwards …   Australian English dictionary

  • ingrowing — ingrown ► ADJECTIVE 1) growing or having grown within; innate. 2) (of a toenail) having grown into the flesh. DERIVATIVES ingrowing adjective ingrowth noun …   English terms dictionary

  • ingrowing — adjective Date: 1869 growing or tending inward …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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