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blooming


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blooming  \Bloom"ing\,  n.  (Metal.) 
  The  process  of  making  blooms  from  the  ore  or  from  cast  iron. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blooming  \Bloom"ing\,  a. 
  1.  Opening  in  blossoms;  flowering. 
 
  2.  Thriving  in  health,  beauty,  and  vigor;  indicating  the 
  freshness  and  beauties  of  youth  or  health. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bloom  \Bloom\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bloomed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Blooming}.] 
  1.  To  produce  or  yield  blossoms;  to  blossom;  to  flower  or  be 
  in  flower. 
 
  A  flower  which  once  In  Paradise,  fast  by  the  tree  of 
  life,  Began  to  bloom.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  be  in  a  state  of  healthful,  growing  youth  and  vigor;  to 
  show  beauty  and  freshness,  as  of  flowers;  to  give  promise, 
  as  by  or  with  flowers. 
 
  A  better  country  blooms  to  view, 
 
  Beneath  a  brighter  sky.  --Logan. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blooming 
  adj  1:  in  bloom;  "a  field  carpeted  with  blooming  violets" 
  2:  having  the  pinkish  flush  of  health  [syn:  {flushed},  {rose-cheeked}, 
  {rosy},  {rosy-cheeked}] 
  n  :  the  organic  process  of  bearing  flowers;  "you  will  stop  all 
  bloom  if  you  let  the  flowers  go  to  seed"  [syn:  {bloom}] 




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