Growing vs Crescentic - What's the difference?

growing | crescentic |


As adjectives the difference between growing and crescentic

is that growing is that grows while crescentic is growing, increasing, gaining size etc.

As a verb growing

is .

As a noun growing

is growth; increase.

growing

English

Verb

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  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • growth; increase
  • * 1852 , Henry Howe, Historical Collections of the Great West
  • Some of these unhappy emigrants felt a general sinking of all their mental and bodily energies, without, however, experiencing the growings of hunger.

    Adjective

    (-)
  • That grows.
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  • , title= The new masters and commanders , passage=From the ground, Colombo‚Äôs port does not look like much.
  • Connected with growing
  • crescentic

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • growing, increasing, gaining size etc.
  • Crescent-shaped.
  • * 1972 , Vladimir Nabokov, Transparent Things , McGraw-Hill 1972, p. 25:
  • Twin dimples of the crescentic type came down her tanned cheeks on the sides of her mournful mouth.

    Synonyms

    * crescent

    Derived terms

    * crescentic nephritis (a kidney disease)

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