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bloom·ing

 (blo͞o′mĭng)
adv. & adj. Chiefly British Slang
Used as an intensive: a blooming hot day; a blooming idiot.

[Probably a euphemism for bloody.]

blooming

(ˈbluːmɪŋ)
adv, adj
informal Brit (intensifier): a blooming genius; blooming painful.
[C19: euphemistic for bloody]

bloom•ing

(ˈblu mɪŋ)

adj.
1. flowering; blossoming.
2. glowing, as with vigor.
3. prospering.
4. Chiefly Brit. (used as an intensifier.)
[1350–1400; as intensifier, a euphemism for bloody]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blooming - the organic process of bearing flowers; "you will stop all bloom if you let the flowers go to seed"
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
Adj.1.blooming - informal intensifiersblooming - informal intensifiers; "what a bally (or blinking) nuisance"; "a bloody fool"; "a crashing bore"; "you flaming idiot"
unmitigated - not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier; "unmitigated suffering"; "an unmitigated horror"; "an unmitigated lie"

blooming

adjective
1. (Informal) damned, bloody (slang, chiefly Brit.) (slang), flaming (informal), fucking (offensive taboo slang), bleeding (Brit. slang), freaking (slang, chiefly U.S.), rotten, blinking (informal), confounded, ruddy (informal, chiefly Brit.), infernal, deuced (Brit. informal), wretched, frigging (taboo slang) It's a blooming nuisance because it frightens my dog to death.
2. glowing, great, fine, fantastic, radiant She's in blooming health.

blooming

adjective
1. Bright and clear in complexion; not dull or faded:
2. Of a healthy reddish color:
4. Chiefly British. So annoying or detestable as to deserve condemnation:
Informal: blamed, damned.
Chiefly British: ruddy.
Translations

blooming

[ˈbluːmɪŋ]
A. ADJ
1. [tree] → floreciente, en flor
2. (fig) (= flourishing) → radiante
to be blooming with health; be in blooming healthestar rebosante de or rebosar salud
3. (Brit) the blooming car wouldn't startel maldito coche no arrancaba
get that blooming thing out of the way!¡quita eso de ahí, hombre!
B. ADV (Brit) I think it's blooming marvellousa mí me parece genial
we had to lift this blooming great boxtuvimos que levantar un pedazo de caja enorme or una caja de agárrate y no te menees

blooming

[ˈbluːmɪŋ] adj
this blooming ... → ce fichu ..., ce sacré ...

blooming

prp of bloom
adj (inf)verflixt (inf); it was there all the blooming timeverflixt, das war schon die ganze Zeit da! (inf)
advverflixt (inf)

blooming

[ˈbluːmɪŋ] adj (fam) → dannato/a, maledetto/a
this blooming ... → questo dannato ...
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Key statement: A peroxide-crosslinked rubber composition having a superior anti-blooming property of a crosslinking agent and a high hardness containing (A) more than 60 parts by weight but not more than 95 parts by weight of rubber selected from NR, IR, SBR, BR, EPM, EPDM, silicone rubber and/or fluororubber and (B) 5 parts by weight, but less than 40 parts by weight, of a polar polymer having a solubility parameter (Sp value) of at least 17.
The sensor is built with the latest DALSA technology, incorporating for example a high dynamic range, 48-bit colour depth and a powerful anti-blooming feature.
Sarnoff Imaging Systems is the only source of back-illuminated CMOS and CCD sensors that simultaneously deliver anti-blooming, high frame rate, 100% fill factor and high QE.