Definition of Greening

1. Noun. The phenomenon of vitality and freshness being restored. "The annual rejuvenation of the landscape"

Exact synonyms: Rejuvenation
Generic synonyms: Organic Phenomenon
Derivative terms: Green, Rejuvenate, Rejuvenate



Definition of Greening

1. n. A greenish apple, of several varieties, among which the Rhode Island greening is the best known for its fine-grained acid flesh and its excellent keeping quality.

Definition of Greening

1. Verb. (present participle of green) ¹

2. Noun. The action of the verb '''to green'''. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) A type of pear. ¹

4. Noun. A type of apple that is green when ripe. ¹

5. Adjective. Becoming green in colour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Greening

1. a variety of apple [n -S]

Medical Definition of Greening

1. A greenish apple, of several varieties, among which the Rhode Island greening is the best known for its fine-grained acid flesh and its excellent keeping quality. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greening

greenhouse cockpit
greenhouse effect
greenhouse emission
greenhouse gas
greenhouse gases
greenhouse whitefly
greenhouselike
greenhouses
greenie
greenier
greenies
greeniest
greenified
greenify
greenifying
greening (current term)
greenings
greenish
greenish blue
greenish yellow
greenishly
greenishness
greenishnesses
greenism
greenkeeper
greenkeepers
greenkeeping
greenlet
greenlets
greenlight

Literary usage of Greening

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

1. The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America: Or, The Culture, Propagation, and by Andrew Jackson Downing, E. Lewis ; gift of Sturtevant (1856)
"Jersey greening! Coze. The Rhode Island greening is such an universal favourite; ... Rhode Island greening. Fruit large, roundish, a little flattened, ..."

2. A Manual of Fish-culture: Based on the Methods of the United States by United States Bureau of Fisheries, John J. Brice, Henry Frank Moore, Frederick M. Chamberlain (1897)
"In our waters the greening is liable to occur in certain localities and at ... An oyster usually shows the first indication of greening in the gills and ..."

3. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1856)
"THE RHODE ISLAND greening APPLE.—Can any of your readers aid us in some experiments, the object of which is to make the old-fashioned Rhode Island greening ..."

4. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1879)
"In the death of Mr. greening .the northern entomologists have to lament the loss of one of their best friends. Of exceeding kindly disposition, ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, William Brown, Robert Henley Eden Henley (1819)
"[432] JOHN BADRICK, JOHN greening, JOHN) DELL, JOSEPH STEVENS, and JOHN > Plaintiffs/ COOPER. j CHARLOTTE STEVENS, ELIZABETH EVANS,) and Farmer HULL, ..."

6. The Apples of New York by Spencer Ambrose Beach, Nathaniel Ogden Booth, Orrin Morehouse Taylor (1905)
"The fruit bears some resemblance to Rhode Island greening in form, color, ... It is more marbled with green and yellow than Rhode Island greening, ..."

7. Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity, Argued and Determined in the Supreme by Alabama Supreme Court (1892)
"That when greening applied to him for the deed, he applied to the post office at Cahawba, but could hear nothing about it, ..."

8. The Commercial Apple Industry of North America by John Clifford Folger, Samuel Mable Thomson (1921)
"Rhode Island greening. Rhode Island greening, originating in Rhode Island about ... The greening fits in well with the Baldwin in a farm management scheme, ..."

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