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green·ing

 (grē′nĭng)
n.
Any of several varieties of green-skinned apples, especially the Rhode Island Greening.

greening

(ˈɡriːnɪŋ)
n
(Environmental Science) the process of making or becoming more aware of environmental considerations
[C20: from green (sense 13)]

green•ing

(ˈgri nɪŋ)

n.
1. any apple whose skin is green when ripe.
2. a restoration of youthful freshness and vigor.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.greening - the phenomenon of vitality and freshness being restored; "the annual rejuvenation of the landscape"
organic phenomenon - (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
Translations

greening

[ˈgriːnɪŋ] n (= increase in environmental awareness) [person, organization] → prise f de conscience écologique

greening

n (Pol) the greening of Japan/politicsdas zunehmende Umweltbewusstsein in Japan/in der Politik
References in periodicals archive ?
Architects and designers--important players behind the commercial greening movement--are rarely employed for homebuilding.
Citing green building benefits ranging from the satisfaction of knowing that children were no longer suffering from asthma as a result of living in a building constructed to LEED requirements, to the business benefits of lower energy costs and the increased value of the building itself, the winners of the Irish American Building Society's (IABS) First Annual Leadership Awards: The Greening of New York shared their experiences of building's New York's first green buildings with an awards ceremony audience of 150 on November 17.