Definition of Inward-developing
1. Adjective. Toward an axis, as in a sunflower; the oldest flowers are near the edge, the youngest in the center.
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Literary usage of Inward-developing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Transactions of the New York Academy of Medicine by New York Academy of Medicine (1886)
"... the line of obliquity commencing near the inner edge of the middle third and running from above downward and inward, developing great displacement of ..."
2. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"The most active division of the cambium cells is tangential, the new cells arising inward developing into secondary xylem, and .those arising outward into ..."
3. In Memory of Elizabeth Haven Appleton is Printed this Selection from Her by Elizabeth Haven Appleton (1891)
"Miss Ferrier's, Miss Austin's novels, and their class begin from the outside and work inward, developing character as they go on, whilst George Eliot works ..."
4. Dress and Care of the Feet: Showing Their Natural Perfect Shape and by John Lord Peck (1872)
"The legs and feet may turn inward, developing knock- knees and flat-foot, or outward, growing into bow-legs, with the feet invariably treading over the ..."
5. Pennsylvania School Journal by Pennsylvania state educational association, Pennsylvania. Dept. of public instruction (1870)
"Power in a government may be applied, first, as an outward mechanical force ; second, as an inward developing principle ; or third, as both conjointly ..."