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Definition of the noun aging

What does aging mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: agings

  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 aging


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

Definition of the adjective aging

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  1. growing old


  1. "Aging" is a book by Eleanor C. Goldstein.
    • also known as "Aging (Aging)"
  2. "Aging" a.k.a. "Aging: Fight it with the Blood Type Diet" is a book by Peter J D'Adamo & Catherine Whitney.


  1. Aging: In operating system task scheduling, aging is the process of gradually increasing the priority of a task, based on its waiting time in the ready queue.
  2. aging a.k.a. Age and Aging is a gene ontology group, gene group, tv subject.

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Aging

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Health and Aging (2007)

by Kyriakos S. Markides

Aging is associated with a number of changes in muscle mass and function that may be caused by agerelated endocrine changes and, conversely, may also be responsible for changes in the effects of some hormones. The most sticking effect ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Development (2005)

by Neil J. Salkind

Activity Theory Acupuncture Adaptation Addiction Adler, Alfred Adolescence Adoption Advance Directives African Americans After-School Programs Age Discrimination Ageism Aggression Aging Aging Parents Aging Well Ainsworth, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society (2008)

by Richard T. Schaefer

Therefore, a cultural emphasis on preventing illness and maintaining health has emerged along with a “successful aging” approach. The top five causes of death for ages over 65 years are heart disease, cancer, stroke, emphysema, and ...

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I am not afraid of aging, but more afraid of people's reactions to my aging. (Barbara Hershey)
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Scrabble value of A1G2I1N1G2

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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