Definition of Developing

1. Noun. Processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible. "The development and printing of his pictures took only two hours"

Exact synonyms: Development
Generic synonyms: Processing
Specialized synonyms: Underdevelopment
Derivative terms: Develop, Develop

2. Adjective. Relating to societies in which capital needed to industrialize is in short supply.
Exact synonyms: Underdeveloped
Similar to: Nonindustrial

Definition of Developing

1. Adjective. Of a country: becoming economically more mature or advanced; becoming industrialized. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of develop) ¹

¹ Source:

Definition of Developing

1. develop [v] - See also: develop

Lexicographical Neighbors of Developing

developable surface
developed countries
developer program
developing countries
developmental age
developmental anatomy
developmental biologies
developmental biology
developmental brain tumours
developmental delay
developmental disabilities
developmental disability
developmental grooves
developmental learning

Literary usage of Developing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Technology and Innovation in the International Economy by Charles Cooper (1994)
"Relevance of Innovation Studies to Developing Countries Charles Cooper INTRODUCTION Studies of industrial innovations in industrialized countries, ..."

2. Caribbean Basin Financing Opportunities: Guide to Financing Trade (1992)
"Eligible projects in all developing countries qualify for DEG financing. This excludes territories, thus the CBI beneficiaries of the British Virgin Islands ..."

3. Fundamental Questions by Henry Churchill King (1917)
"An imperfect developing world, therefore, in the sense of a world in which many things may occur, because of men's choices, which in and of themselves ought ..."

4. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1918)
"The wing-developing substances were only effective when applied within a certain period ... The amount of magnesium salts and also of other wing- developing ..."

5. Public Utilities; Their Cost New and Depreciation by Hammond Vinton Hayes (1913)
"Cost of developing business. — The cost of the physical property is but a ... The original cost of developing the business must be determined and added to ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1903)
"In this contribution the clinical and pathological details of a case of progressively developing hemiplegia, which later became triplegia, due to primary ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Developing on!Search for Developing on!Search for Developing on Google!Search for Developing on Wikipedia!