upgrowth
noun Date: 1844 the process of growing upward ; development; also a product or result of this

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Upgrowth — Up growth , n. The process or result of growing up; progress; development. [1913 Webster] The new and mighty upgrowth of poetry in Italy. J. R. Green. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upgrowth — index boom (increase), boom (prosperity), development (progression) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • upgrowth — [up′grōth΄] n. 1. upward growth; rise or development 2. anything produced by this …   English World dictionary

  • upgrowth — /up grohth /, n. 1. the process of growing up; development: the upgrowth of nuclear science. 2. something that grows or has grown in an upward direction: Part of the pituitary gland is an upgrowth of the roof of the mouth. [1835 45; UP + GROWTH]… …   Universalium

  • upgrowth — noun The process or result of growing up; progress; development …   Wiktionary

  • upgrowth — noun the process or result of growing upwards. ↘an upward growth …   English new terms dictionary

  • upgrowth — up•growth [[t]ˈʌpˌgroʊθ[/t]] n. 1) the process of growing up 2) anat. something that grows or has grown in an upward direction • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • upgrowth — /ˈʌpgroʊθ/ (say upgrohth) noun 1. the process or fact of growing up; development. 2. something that grows up …   Australian English dictionary

  • upgrowth — n. the process or result of growing upwards …   Useful english dictionary

  • boom — I (increase) noun acceleration, accretion, accrual, accruement, accumulation, additament, addition, additory, advance, advancement, amplification, amplitude, annexation, appreciation, appurtenance, attachment, augment, augmentation, boost,… …   Law dictionary

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