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  • verb Present participle of mushroom.

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Examples

  • At 11: 12 p.m., during McGarvey's attack run, the aircraft trailing McGarvey's by approximately eight miles reported seeing a brilliant orange flash mushrooming from the area of the lead aircraft, after which no radio contact could be established with the aircraft.

    Carlton, James E. Jr.

  • At 11: 12 p.m., during McGarvey's attack run, the aircraft trailing McGarvey's by approximately eight miles reported seeing a brilliant orange flash mushrooming from the area of the lead aircraft, after which no radio contact could be established with the aircraft.

    McGarvey, James M.

  • You call a mushrooming unemployment rate of 10.2% a "trend starting to reverse"?

    Poll: GOP makes gains in battle for Congress

  • The Ugandan government said Saturday it would strengthen anti-gay laws and step up police operations against homosexuals amid concern over the "mushrooming" number of gays and lesbians in the East African nation.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Charlatan nursing colleges are "mushrooming" in the Eastern

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • There would be a 24-hour security system and the area would be fenced to prevent the settlement "mushrooming".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In an interview broadcast on Radio Freedom in June 1986, in which he assessed developments in the first six months of that year, President Tambo referred to combat groups and self-defence units "mushrooming" everywhere; and described these as important formations of the broad popular army.

    6. Did the ANC Perpetuate any Gross Violations of Human Rights?

  • Tambo referred to combat groups and self-defence units "mushrooming" everywhere; and described these as important formations of the broad popular army.

    African National Congress Statement to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

  • Commission at a threat to the very legitimacy of the European Union if the bloc's institutions continue their "mushrooming" while beyond Brussels, public spending is being slashed to the bone.

    EUobserver.com - Headline News

  • In January of 2010, a report by an independent organization revealed that, "The use of surveillance cameras on city streets in Canadian cities is" mushrooming, "but so far the public appears unconcerned."

    Signs of the Times

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