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Meaning of growth

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: (biology) the process of an individual organism growing
           organically; a purely biological unfolding of events
           involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to
           a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous
           development in children" [syn: {growth}, {growing},
           {maturation}, {development}, {ontogeny}, {ontogenesis}]
           [ant: {nondevelopment}]
      2: a progression from simpler to more complex forms; "the growth
         of culture"
      3: a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or
         more important; "the increase in unemployment"; "the growth
         of population" [syn: {increase}, {increment}, {growth}] [ant:
         {decrease}, {decrement}]
      4: vegetation that has grown; "a growth of trees"; "the only
         growth was some salt grass"
      5: the gradual beginning or coming forth; "figurines presage the
         emergence of sculpture in Greece" [syn: {emergence},
         {outgrowth}, {growth}]
      6: (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a
      7: something grown or growing; "a growth of hair"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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