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Definition of the noun ageing

What does ageing mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ageings

  1. acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time
  2. the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age

Alternative definition of the noun ageing


  1. [British] The process of becoming older or more mature.
  2. [British] The deliberate act of making something (such as an antique) appear older than it is.
  3. [British, gerontology] Becoming senescent; accumulating damage to macromolecules, cells, tissues and organs with the passage of time.

Definition of the adjective ageing

What does ageing mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. growing old


  1. Ageing or aging is the process of becoming older. It represents the accumulation of changes in a person over time. Ageing in humans refers to a multidimensional process of physical, psychological, and social change. Some dimensions of ageing grow and expand over time, while others decline. Reaction time, for example, may slow with age, while knowledge of world events and wisdom may expand. Research shows that even late in life, potential exists for physical, mental, and social growth and development. Ageing is an important part of all human societies reflecting the biological changes that occur, but also reflecting cultural and societal conventions. Ageing is among the largest known risk factors for most human diseases. Roughly 100,000 people worldwide die each day of age-related causes.
  2. Ageing a.k.a. Age and Aging is a gene ontology group, gene group, tv subject.
    • also known as aging

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Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine (2013)

by W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter

Ageing. Sinceclassical times, there have been advocatesof old age as an object ofspecialized study within medicine and other professional and intellectual disciplines, though they have never been numerous orpowerful. Throughout this long ...

Google previewThe Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques (2004)

by Frank Hamer, Janet Hamer

Ageing Souring. Maturing. The storing of clay in plastic state to improve workability. See Workability. Ageing is used as a synonym for souring although a difference ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dyeing and Calico Printing (1869)

Containing a Brief Account of All the Substances and Processes in Use in the Arts of Dyeing and Printing Textile Fabrics

Formerly the ageing or hanging rooms were kept hot by flues or steam pipes, whence called stoves, a name which they still retain in some places, though heat may not be used. Stoves proper are for simply drying heavy piece goods which ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Perception (2010)

by E. Bruce Goldstein

See also Action and Vision; Ageing and Hearing; Ageing and Vision; Cutaneous Perception; ExperienceDependent Plasticity; Haptics; Neuropsychology of Perception; Perceptual Learning; Proprioception; Reaching and Grasping; Sensory ...

Google previewThe New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics (2016)

by NA NA

Population ageing is occurring in most parts of the world, but is most advanced in the richest countries.

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Small photo of Ageing society (elderly care) or Mother Day or International Women Day concept with mother's hand in daughter's hand holding. (close up, selective focus)Small photo of Attractive middle-aged blond woman applying an anti-aging face mask to her nose in a bathroom with burning candles in a concept of beauty, skincare and the ageing process with copy spaceSmall photo of Attractive middle-aged blond woman applying an anti-aging face mask to her nose in a bathroom with burning candles in a concept of beauty, skincare and the ageing process with copy spaceSmall photo of Leaves of different age of jack fruit tree on white wooden background. Ageing and seasonal concept colorful leaves with flat lay and copy space. More...

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When two ageing good friends fight, it's because of an old grouch.
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Scrabble value of A1G2E1I1N1G2

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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