Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Covered with blooms or blossoms.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of bloom.

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Examples

  • The picture bloomed from a center dot and there she was on the screen, walking away, waving at me over her shoulder, her other hand holding onto the ruffled sleeve of Desi Arnaz.

    Babies

  • Part science project, part recycling, part fundraising, the idea bloomed more than a decade ago.

    GREENING UP the Holidays With a Little Help From the Kids

  • The cocoa powder and food coloring "bloomed" in boiling hot water for about 10 mins and the baking soda was mixed with cider vinegar and added in last.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • The cocoa powder and food coloring "bloomed" in boiling hot water for about 10 mins and the baking soda was mixed with cider vinegar and added in last.

    VALENTINES DAY TREATS #1

  • As the result of a lawsuit against the DOE, Luca's tuition was paid for at a private school, where Ms. Carey said he "bloomed" and became an excellent student, making many friends along the way.

    Private-School Tuitions Burden DOE

  • Add the saffron, stir and simmer until the saffron has "bloomed," about 5 minutes.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • (Printed for W.T. Sherwin, etc.) the Front. is subscribed with the name of painter and engraver; the past tenses are printed "bloomed," etc., in full; and the Imprint (_Sherwin, Printer,/Paternoster Row./_) is at the foot of p. 160.

    The Works of Lord Byron, Vol. 7. Poetry

  • Some recipes call for cocoa powder to be 'bloomed' in hot water or another hot liquid.

    David Lebovitz

  • "Apparently, no one had braided at ice skating competitions, and so it has just kind of bloomed off into a whole new career."

    LJWorld.com stories: News

  • As more phosphorus entered the oceans, diverse photosynthetic microorganisms that lived in them "bloomed" much as phosphorus runoff from agricultural fields in the Midwest today causes algae blooms in the Gulf of Mexico.

    USATODAY.com Weather News

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