Examples of breeding in a Sentence
She became involved in the breeding of sled dogs.
His politeness shows good breeding.
a person who lacks breeding
Recent Examples of breeding from the Web
Fifteen of the tadpoles remain at the Detroit Zoo's National Amphibian Conservation Center in Royal Oak for future breeding, according to the news release.
This new tomato was arguably short on taste, but perfect for breeding.
After racing, many thoroughbred horses retire to a life of breeding.
This spring, the flamingos started constructing nests in preparation for breeding.
The deluge of rain this month has created stagnant pools of water perfect for mosquito breeding.
There is no evidence of a breeding population of cougars in Wisconsin, the DNR has said.
Though Oxitec has opened a center for breeding in Marathon, FL, and hopes to release the mosquitoes in the spring, the company is still waiting to hear back from the FDA.
Gregory Porter, who leads the breeding program, says the potato will be especially well suited to roasting.
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BREEDING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of breeding for English Language Learners
: the process by which young animals, birds, etc., are produced by their parents
: the activity of keeping and caring for animals or plants in order to produce more animals or plants of a particular kind
: the way a person was taught in childhood to behave : good manners that come from being raised correctly
BREEDING Defined for Kids
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