from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. tending to spread quickly; -- used mostly of plants.

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  • adj. tending to spread quickly


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  • It's also matching wits with the smartphone/tablet world, namely the fast-growing crowd of GOOG Android devices.

  • He would now witness thousands of fire-new terms flowing generously into the lexicon that he had augmented and renewed, and would probably recognize some kinships between the fast-growing English vocabulary of his world and of ours.xvii

    The English Is Coming!

  • Meanwhile, Peru's fast-growing economy presents a big opportunity for many Brazilian companies well-placed to take advantage of massive infrastructure and energy projects now planned or underway.

    Brazil Makeover Helped Humala Shed His Chávez Image

  • Stryker Corp. agreed to acquire French extremity-device maker Memometal Technologies SA for at least $150 million, expanding the orthopedic devicemaker's presence in the fast-growing market for foot and hand products.

    Stryker to Acquire Memometal Technologies

  • Brazil in recent years has increasingly been using Peruvian ports to ship goods to China, India, and other fast-growing markets in Asia.

    Brazil Makeover Helped Humala Shed His Chávez Image

  • But creating park space for Chelsea's fast-growing community should also be at the top of the list of priorities, said Geoffrey Croft of nonprofit New York City Park Advocates.

    Housing, Park Proposals Collide in Chelsea

  • The economy has been called the "wonder from Down Under" in some circles; the country has in recent times overcome its inferiority complex as far as cultural life is concerned; and the country is, or anyway should be, poised to play a more active leadership role in the fast-growing Asian region.

    When Julia Gillard Went to Canberra

  • The comments suggest mounting official anger toward Google in China, a small but formerly fast-growing market for the Internet search company.

    People's Daily Raps Google Over Email Accusations

  • With such a gloomy outlook the fast-growing private rented sector is likely to become still more important in the capital, yet many of its properties fall below Decent Homes standards.

    London week ahead: homes, cuts and votes

  • Tahir was making enough money to drive around town in a Rolls-Royce and live in a fancy apartment in the fast-growing metropolis.



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