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 Qatar crisis is an outgrowth of proxy wars that have consumed the region since the 2011 Arab uprisings.
Sea cucumbers breathe using feathery outgrowths of their guts, and several insect larvae breathe using butt snorkels.
The July changes are an outgrowth of a settlement involving 31 states attorneys general challenging errors in credit reports.
That ivy has been talking for 80 years now, an outgrowth of the construction of the new Wrigley Field bleachers, which began on July 9, 1937.
Thiede said the decision is an outgrowth of a major department reorganization, which was precipitated by smaller budgets and a smaller staff.
The arrests are the latest outgrowth of a two-year federal investigation that initially focused on guards’ use of excessive force on inmates.
The first national Rainbow gathering was held in 1972, partly an outgrowth of community many young people felt at the 1969 Woodstock music festival.
Mayor Cyril Kleem said the memorial service is an outgrowth of the Night of Prayer and Unity at Mount Zion Baptist Church in January.
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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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