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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 classic literature ?
The grass greening all the expanse in its front seemed to grow, not rankly, but with a natural and joyous exuberance, and the weeds blossomed quite like plants.
Then the chief of seamen knew that gladness was at hand, and he sent forth after three weeks the wild dove who came not back again; for she saw the land of the greening trees.
It was a time of wonder and marvel, of the soft touch of silver rain on greening fields, of the incredible delicacy of young leaves, of blossom in field and garden and wood.