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  • adj. getting better
  • v. Present participle of improve.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tending to improve, beneficial; growing better.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tending to cause improvement; affording means or occasion of improvement; that may be used to advantage.
  • n. The act of making improvement.
  • n. In metallurgy, an operation for removing a portion of the impurities from argentiferous lead by exposing the molten metal to the oxidizing influence of the air.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. getting higher or more vigorous

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