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outgrowths

noun , plural of outgrowth

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1 a branch of a main stem especially of a plant
  • trimmed back some of the tree's outgrowths so they wouldn't interfere with the power lines
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2 a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause
  • a predictable outgrowth of the suburb's ever growing population will be the need for more schools
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3 something that naturally develops or is developed from something else
  • an industry that is an outgrowth of the technology first developed for the U.S. space program
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