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outgrowth (consequence)

Definition:

a natural consequence of development

Class:

phenomenon noun (natural phenomena)

Plural:

outgrowths

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

branch | offset | offshoot

All senses of outgrowth...

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

offshoot

a shoot or branch growing from the main stem of a plant | something that develops or derives from a principal source or origin (23 of 453 words, 2 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/offshoot

Merriam-Webster:

offshoot | outgrowth [synonym, sense-specific] | shoot [synonym, sense-specific] | sprout [synonym, sense-specific] | origin [antonym, sense-specific] | root [antonym, sense-specific] | source [antonym, sense-specific] | excrescence [similar, sense-specific] | growth [similar, sense-specific] | ...

a collateral or derived branch, descendant, or member; "outgrowth" ; a lateral branch (as of a mountain range) | a branch of a main stem especially of ... (26 of 121 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/offshoot

Wikipedia:

Offshoot [disambiguation]

may refer to: Offshoot (plant), a concept in botany | Offshoot Films, a digital media company | Offshoot, a newer name for the Transformers character "Firebolt", who is Targetmaster partner to Hot Rod/Rodimus | Spin-off (disambiguation) (33 of 85 words, 4 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Offshoot

Macmillan British Dictionary:

offshoot [countable] | offshoots [plural]

a company, group, or organization that has developed from a larger one | a new branch or stem that grows on a plant (22 of 61 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/offshoot

Random House Dictionary:

offshoot

a branch or lateral shoot from a main stem, as of a plant. | anything conceived of as springing or proceeding from a main stock. | a branch, ... (26 of 48 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/offshoot

American Heritage Dictionary:

offshoot

Something that branches out or derives its existence or origin from a particular source. | A branch, descendant, or member of a family or social ... (24 of 44 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

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Oxford Dictionary:

offshoot

a side shoot or branch on a plant. | a thing that develops from something else (15 of 41 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/offshoot

New World Dictionary:

offshoot

anything that branches off, or derives from, a main source; specifically, a shoot or stem growing laterally from the main stem of a plant (24 of 26 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/offshoot

Cambridge Dictionary:

offshoot

something which has developed from something larger which already existed (10 of 25 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/offshoot

Wiktionary:

offshoot | spinoff [synonym] | offshoots [plural] | outrunner [plural] | outrunners [plural]

That which shoots off or separates from a main stem, channel, family, race, etc.; as, the offshoots of a tree. (20 of 21 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/offshoot

Columbia Encyclopedia:

printing | Ben Day, process | Benday, process | copying processes | four-color process | half tone | photocomposition machines | Ben Day | Ben Day, or Benday, process | ...

means of producing reproductions of written material or images in multiple copies. There are four traditional types of printing: relief printing (with ... (22 of 72 words)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

event [occurrence]

notion that became of singular importance in the philosophical speculation about relativity physics. The best-known analyses are those of the ... (20 of 71 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/197129​/event

Encarta Dictionary:

offshoot | offshoots [plural]

a branch or shoot growing from the main stem of a plant | something that springs or spreads from or that is a subsidiary of a main source or origin | ... (29 of 87 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861684587​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

outgrowth

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "outgrowth"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/outgrowth

Macmillan British Dictionary:

outgrowth [countable] | outgrowths [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "outgrowth"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/outgrowth

Macmillan American Dictionary:

outgrowth [countable] | outgrowths [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "outgrowth"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/outgrowth

Cambridge Dictionary:

outgrowth

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "outgrowth"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "outgrowth"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/outgrowth

the Free Dictionary:

outgrowth

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "outgrowth"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "outgrowth"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "outgrowth" by speech synthesizer

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Google Dictionary:

outgrowth | outgrowths [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "outgrowth"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

outgrowth

Audio: North American pronunciation of "outgrowth"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=outgro​05 word=outgrowth

YourDictionary Audio:

outgrowth

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "outgrowth" by speech synthesizer

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