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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The sprouting of seeds or ideas.

Usage examples (33)
  • Farmers anxiously await the germination of the wheat seeds in their fields each year.
  • The germination of their discontent
  • "I suppose there are some seeds for whom germination is long and difficult," she said.
  • No. Thanks Esperanza, the 'germination' info shows up on a lot of sites but probably just folks copying incorrect information from others. for more
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