Examples of outgrowth in a Sentence
trimmed back some of the tree's outgrowths so they wouldn't interfere with the power lines
a predictable outgrowth of the suburb's ever growing population will be the need for more schools
Recent Examples of outgrowth from the Web
The Princeton show is the outgrowth of a larger surveillance exhibition that Levin curated at the ZKM, the German new media arts center.
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First Known Use of outgrowth
OUTGROWTH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of outgrowth for English Language Learners
: something that develops or results from something else
: something that grows out of something else
OUTGROWTH Defined for Kids
Definition of outgrowth for Students
: something that grows out of or develops from something else
Medical Definition of outgrowth
1: the process of growing out in vitro, dopamine modifies axonal and dendritic outgrowth—Linda C. Mayes
2: something that grows directly out of something else an outgrowth of hair a bony outgrowth
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