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

 growth /ˈgroθ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 growth /ˈgroθ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Growth n.
 1. The process of growing; the gradual increase of an animal or a vegetable body; the development from a seed, germ, or root, to full size or maturity; increase in size, number, frequency, strength, etc.; augmentation; advancement; production; prevalence or influence; as, the growth of trade; the growth of power; the growth of intemperance.  Idle weeds are fast in growth.
 2. That which has grown or is growing; anything produced; product; consequence; effect; result.
    Nature multiplies her fertile growth.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (biology) the process of an individual organism growing
           organically; a purely biological unfolding of events
           involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple
           to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of
           osseous development in children" [syn: growing, maturation,
            development, ontogeny, ontogenesis] [ant: nondevelopment]
      2: a progression from simpler to more complex forms; "the
         growth of culture"
      3: a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or
         more important; "the increase in unemployment"; "the
         growth of population" [syn: increase, increment] [ant:
          decrease, decrease]
      4: vegetation that has grown; "a growth of trees"; "the only
         growth was some salt grass"
      5: the gradual beginning or coming forth; "figurines presage
         the emergence of sculpture in Greece" [syn: emergence, outgrowth]
      6: (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a
      7: something grown or growing; "a growth of hair"