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age·ing

 (ā′jĭng)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of aging.

ageing

(ˈeɪdʒɪŋ) or

aging

n
1. the process of growing old or developing the appearance and characteristics of old age
2. (Metallurgy) the change of properties that occurs in some metals after heat treatment or cold working
adj
3. becoming or appearing older or elderly: an ageing car.
4. giving or creating the appearance of age or elderliness: that dress is really ageing on her.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ageing - acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some timeageing - acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time
mellowing - the process of becoming mellow
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
2.ageing - the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing ageageing - the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
catabiosis - normal aging of cells
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
Adj.1.ageing - growing oldageing - growing old        
old - (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"

ageing

aging
adjective
1. growing old or older, declining, maturing, deteriorating, mellowing, in decline, senile, long in the tooth, senescent, getting on or past it (informal) He lives with his ageing mother.
noun
1. growing old, decline, decay, deterioration, degeneration, maturation, senility, senescence degenerative diseases and premature ageing
Quotations
"Grow old along with me!"
"The best is yet to be" [Robert Browning Rabbi Ben Ezra]
Translations
stárnutí

ageing

[ˈeɪdʒɪŋ]
A. ADJ [person] → anciano, envejecido; [machinery, vehicle] → anticuado, viejo
B. Nenvejecimiento m, el envejecer, senescencia f
the ageing processel proceso de envejecer

ageing

aging [ˈeɪdʒɪŋ]
adj [mother, father] → vieillissant(e); [population, workforce] → vieillissant(e); [car] → vieillissant(e), en fin de parcours; [aircraft, ship, machine] → vieillissant(e), obsolescent(e)

ageing

[ˈeɪdʒɪŋ] adjche diventa vecchio/a
an ageing filmstar → una diva stagionata
References in classic literature ?
King Uriens was there, a kind-faced old man with a subdued look; and also the son, Sir Uwaine le Blanchemains, in whom I was, of course, interested on account of the tradition that he had once done battle with thirty knights, and also on account of his trip with Sir Gawaine and Sir Marhaus, which Sandy had been aging me with.
A man who has not seen a friend for a generation, keeps him in mind always as he saw him last, and is somehow surprised, and is also shocked, to see the aging change the years have wrought when he sees him again.
From this Hanson knew that a man eater had wandered into the district or been developed by the aging of one of the many lions who ranged the plains and hills by night, or lay up in the cool wood by day.
But he hardened his heart and waited, the lines deepening, the mouth and eyes growing sterner and firmer, and the face aging with the hours.