verb (used without object)
to begin to grow; shoot forth, as a plant from a seed.
(of a seed or plant) to put forth buds or shoots.
to develop or grow quickly:
a boy awkwardly sprouting into manhood.
verb (used with object)
to cause to sprout.
to remove sprouts from:
Sprout and boil the potatoes.
a shoot of a plant.
a new growth from a germinating seed, or from a rootstock, tuber, bud, or the like.
something resembling or suggesting a sprout, as in growth.
a young person; youth.
the young shoots of alfalfa, soybeans, etc., eaten as a raw vegetable.
(of a plant, seed, etc) to produce (new leaves, shoots, etc)
(intransitive) often foll by up. to begin to grow or develop: new office blocks are sprouting up all over the city
a newly grown shoot or bud
something that grows like a sprout
See Brussels sprout
Latin. 1. the state; republic; commonwealth. noun 1. the state, republic, or commonwealth
[French ruh-sahn-tee-mahn] /French rə sɑ̃ tiˈmɑ̃/ noun 1. any cautious, defeatist, or cynical attitude based on the belief that the individual and human institutions exist in a hostile or indifferent universe or society. 2. an oppressive awareness of the futility of trying to improve one’s status in life or in society.
noun 1. the refreshing quiet or repose of sleep: a good night’s rest. 2. refreshing ease or inactivity after exertion or labor: to allow an hour for rest. 3. relief or freedom, especially from anything that wearies, troubles, or disturbs. 4. a period or interval of inactivity, repose, solitude, or tranquillity: to go away for […]
[stey-buh-li-zey-shuh n] /ˌsteɪ bə lɪˈzeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of stabilizing or the state of being stabilized. 2. Also called stabilization process. Photography. a process for making temporary black-and-white prints using special sensitized paper (stabilization paper) that can be rapidly processed through one or two solutions that quickly develop and stabilize the […]