Definition of Rotting

1. Noun. (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action.

Exact synonyms: Decomposition, Putrefaction, Rot
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Generic synonyms: Decay
Derivative terms: Decompose, Putrefy, Rot, Rot



Definition of Rotting

1. Verb. (present participle of ''rot'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rotting

1. rot [v] - See also: rot

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rotting

rotten
rotten apple
rotten borough
rotten boroughs
rottener
rottenest
rottenly
rottenness
rottennesses
rottens
rottenstone
rottenstones
rotter
rotters
rottes
rotting (current term)
rottlerin
rottweilers
rottweiller
rottweillers
rotula
rotulae
rotular
rotulas
rotulet
rotulets
rotulus
rotund
rotunda
rotundas

Literary usage of Rotting

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1918)
"Tensile Strength Dried at 110° C. Pounds 24 hours rotting 67.5 1 week rotting 83.0 2 weeks rotting 93.0 3 weeks rotting 67.0 4 weeks rotting . ..."

2. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1861)
"When the experiments with rotting in the Lys were crowned with eminent success ... Morever, the water of the Lys is said to be less suitable for rotting the ..."

3. Elizabeth and Her German Garden by Elizabeth (1900)
"Where the trees thicken into a wood, the fragrance of the wet earth and rotting leaves kicked up by the horses' hoofs fills my soul with delight. ..."

4. Elizabeth and Her German Garden by Elizabeth (1900)
"Where the trees thicken into a wood, the fragrance of the wet earth and rotting leaves kicked up by the horses' hoofs fills my soul with delight. ..."

5. Elizabeth and Her German Garden by Elizabeth (1900)
"Where the trees thicken into a wood, the fragrance of the wet earth and rotting leaves kicked up by the horses' hoofs fills my soul with delight. ..."

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