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Pronunciation: [spɹˈa͡ʊtɪŋ] (IPA)

Sprouting is the act of a seed or plant beginning to grow and emerge from the soil. There are many synonyms for this process, including budding, germinating, shooting, burgeoning, emerging, and developing. Each of these words describes the beginning stages of growth in its own unique way. For example, budding implies the growth of a small bud or flower, while germinating refers specifically to the process of a seed beginning to grow. Shooting suggests a sudden burst of growth, while burgeoning and emerging imply gradual growth and development. No matter which word you use, they all represent the magic of new life beginning to take root.

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Usage examples for Sprouting

Yesterday and the day before I went to the farm and spent the days, easy like, grubbing and sprouting the fence lines inside the field west of the old house at Russellville.
Durham, Andrew Everett
I have rigged up a chart on the marble top of the table whereon the radio sets, and I figure a day spent at the farm sprouting and grubbing bushes, etc.
Durham, Andrew Everett
His whole policy is analysed and criticised; the seeds he plants are dug up prematurely to see if they are sprouting.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)"
A. Lawrence Lowell

Famous quotes with Sprouting

  • There are two types of seeds in the mind: those that create anger, fear, frustration, jealousy, hatred and those that create love, compassion, equanimity and joy. Spirituality is sprouting, and fermenting the second group and roasting the first group.
    Amit Ray
  • There is no pleasure of life sprouting like a tree from one root but there is some pain joined to it; and again nature brings good out of evil.
  • All the efforts of several hundred thousand people, crowded in a small space, to disfigure the land on which they lived; all the stone they covered it with to keep it barren; how so diligently every sprouting blade of grass was removed; all the smoke of coal and naphtha; all the cutting down of trees and driving off of cattle could not shut out the spring, even from the city. The sun was shedding its light; the grass, revivified, was blooming forth, where it was left uncut, not only on the greenswards of the boulevard, but between the flag-stones, and the birches, poplars and wild-berry trees were unfolding their viscous leaves; the limes were unfolding their buds; the daws, sparrows and pigeons were joyfully making their customary nests, and the flies were buzzing on the sun-warmed walls. Plants, birds, insects and children were equally joyful. Only men—grown-up men—continued cheating and tormenting themselves and each other. People saw nothing holy in this spring morning, in this beauty of God's world—a gift to all living creatures—inclining to peace, good-will and love, but worshiped their own inventions for imposing their will on each other.
    Leo Tolstoy
  • Time is change, transformation, evolution. Time is eternal sprouting, blossoming, the eternal tomorrow.
    Isaac Leib Peretz
  • In four years of work, I've idled my Zodiac down every one of its thousands of inlets, looked at every inch of its fractal coastline and found every single goddamned pipe that empties into it. Some of the pipes are big enough to park a car in and some are the size of your finger, but all of them have told their story to my gas chromatograph. And often it's the littlest pipes that cause the most damage. When I see a big huge pipe coming right out of a factory, I'm betting the pumpers have at least read the EPA regs. But when I find a tiny one, hidden below the waterline, sprouting from a mile-wide industrial carnival, I put on gloves before taking my sample. And sometimes the gloves melt.
    Neal Stephenson

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