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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 budding
 (a.)萌芽的,發育期的,少壯的發芽

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bud·ding n.
 1. The act or process of producing buds.
 2. Biol. A process of asexual reproduction, in which a new organism or cell is formed by a protrusion of a portion of the animal or vegetable organism, the bud thus formed sometimes remaining attached to the parent stalk or cell, at other times becoming free; gemmation. See Hydroidea.
 3. The act or process of ingrafting one kind of plant upon another stock by inserting a bud under the bark.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bud, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Budded; p. pr. & vb. n. Budding.]
 1. To put forth or produce buds, as a plant; to grow, as a bud does, into a flower or shoot.
 2. To begin to grow, or to issue from a stock in the manner of a bud, as a horn.
 3. To be like a bud in respect to youth and freshness, or growth and promise; as, a budding virgin.
 Syn: -- To sprout; germinate; blossom.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 bud
      n 1: a partially opened flower
      2: a swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping
         immature leaves or petals
      v 1: develop buds; "The hibiscus is budding!"
      2: start to grow or develop; "a budding friendship"
      [also: budding, budded]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 budding
      adj : beginning to develop; "a budding genius"
      n : reproduction of some unicellular organisms (such as yeasts)
          by growth and specialization followed by the separation
          by constriction of a part of the parent

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 budding
      See bud