blossoming


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blos·som

 (blŏs′əm)
n.
1. A flower or cluster of flowers.
2. The condition or time of flowering: peach trees in blossom.
3. A condition or period of maximum development. See Synonyms at bloom1.
intr.v. blos·somed, blos·som·ing, blos·soms
1. To come into flower; bloom.
2. To develop; flourish: The child blossomed into a beauty.

[Middle English, from Old English blōstm; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

blos′som·y adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blossoming - the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossomsblossoming - the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (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"
Translations
منوّر، مُزهر
rozkvétající
blomstrende
blómstrandi
çiçek açmışçiçekligelişen

blossoming

[ˈblɒsəmɪŋ] népanouissement m

blossom

(ˈblosəm) noun
flowers, especially of a fruit tree. beautiful blossom; apple blossom.
verb
1. to develop flowers. My plant has blossomed.
2. to flourish. She blossomed into a beautiful woman.
ˈblossoming adjective
References in classic literature ?
I was a forlorn old tree, but now that this blossoming vine has wound itself about me and become the life of my life, it is very different.
There were vast heaps of stone, amongst which might be traced the vague and shadowy forms of castles and temples, clothed with a world of blossoming zoophytes, and over which, instead of ivy, sea-weed and fucus threw a thick vegetable mantle.
Such things are sometimes hidden among the sunny fields and behind the blossoming orchards; and the sound of the gurgling brook, if you came close to one spot behind a small bush, would be mingled for your ear with a despairing human sob.
Kotuko and the girl took hold of hands and smiled, for the clear, full roar of the surge among the ice reminded them of salmon and reindeer time and the smell of blossoming ground- willows.
In London nothing interested her but the theatres and the shops; and she found the theatres less exciting than the Paris cafes chantants where, under the blossoming horse-chestnuts of the Champs Elysees, she had had the novel experience of looking down from the restaurant terrace on an audience of "cocottes," and having her husband interpret to her as much of the songs as he thought suitable for bridal ears.