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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.
Lamb, that lately capered on the greening hillsides, was becoming exploited with the sauce that commemorated its gambols.
And, once again, Chicago will be 'going all out' with greenings across the city.
The Greenings sold up their effects in Cornwall for 200 [pounds sterling] (50) and on New Years Eve 1924 sailed for Australia, seeking health after 'years of worry and illness'.
Already subject to depression and recently widowed, Greening was lonely, and also sick, condemned by an ulcer to a sparing, vegetarian diet and the ingestion of powders.
David Elder, who had enlisted at the outbreak of World War II and been taken prisoner by the Japanese at the fall of Singapore, typed up his recollections of Greening to read, perhaps, to the Changi Literary Society.
Elder's paper remained unfinished and forgotten until in 1978 he read Canadian art librarian Sybille Pantazzi's request in the Times Literary Supplement for information about Greening & Co.
JONATHAN GREENING insists no-one has a bigger incentive to turn around West Brom's plight as his son keeps being told daddy is "a loser".
With the Baggies still stuck at the foot of the Premier League, Troy Greening, four, is being teased in the playground about his father.
Skipper Greening, 30, admitted: "It is tough when you are bottom of the league most of the year and there is a lot of negativity about.