[groh-er] /ˈgroʊ ər/
a person who something:
He is a grower of flowers and vegetables.
a person or thing that in a certain way:
This plant is a quick grower.
a person who grows plants: a vegetable grower
a plant that grows in a specified way: a fast grower
a piece of music that is initially unimpressive but becomes more enjoyable after further hearings
“one who produces,” mid-15c., agent noun from grow.
[groh-ing] /ˈgroʊ ɪŋ/ adjective 1. becoming greater in quantity, size, extent, or intensity: growing discontent among industrial workers. 2. having or showing life. [groh] /groʊ/ verb (used without object), grew, grown, growing. 1. to increase by natural development, as any living organism or part by assimilation of nutriment; increase in size or substance. 2. to […]
- Growing degree-day
noun 1. a degree-day above 41°F (5°C), used in relation to plant growth.
- Growing-equity mortgage
[groh-ing-ek-wi-tee] /ˈgroʊ ɪŋˈɛk wɪ ti/ noun 1. a type of mortgage under which the interest rate is fixed but monthly payments increase annually to include more of the principal, so that the mortgage can be paid off in about half the conventional term.
[groh-ing] /ˈgroʊ ɪŋ/ adjective 1. becoming greater in quantity, size, extent, or intensity: growing discontent among industrial workers. 2. having or showing life. adj. Old English, present participle adjective from grow (v.). Growing season is attested from 1729; growing pains by 1752. n. late 14c., verbal noun from grow (v.).