from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Restoration of vitality or freshness; rejuvenation.
- n. An adoption or alignment with the ideals or practices of the Green movement: the greening of the mayor's platform.
- n. Any of several varieties of green-skinned apples.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of green.
- n. The action of the verb to green.
- n. A type of pear.
- n. A type of apple that is green when ripe.
- adj. Becoming green in colour.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A becoming or growing green.
- n. Specifically In oyster-culture, the process of becoming or the state of being green-gilled. See green-gilled.
- n. Any variety of apple of which the ripe skin has a green color. The Rhode Island greening is the most prized in the United States.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the phenomenon of vitality and freshness being restored
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