breeding

  • 1 Breeding — is the producing of offspring, usually animals or plants* Animal breeding, through selected specimens such as dogs, horses, and rabbits * Plant breeding, through selected specimens such as treesBreeding may also refer to:in science: * Biobreeding …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 Breeding — Breed ing, n. 1. The act or process of generating or bearing. [1913 Webster] 2. The raising or improving of any kind of domestic animals; as, farmers should pay attention to breeding. [1913 Webster] 3. Nurture; education; formation of manners.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Breeding — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Brett Breeding (* 1963), US amerikanischer Comiczeichner James Floyd Breeding (1901–1977), US amerikanischer Politiker Marv Breeding (1934–2006), US amerikanischer Baseballspieler Breeding steht als Name… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 4 breeding — breeding; non·breeding; post·breeding; …

    English syllables

  • 5 breeding — [brēdiŋ] n. [see BREED] 1. the producing of young 2. the rearing of young; upbringing, education, or training, esp. in manners or social behavior 3. good upbringing or training [tolerance is a sign of breeding] 4. the producing of plants and… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 breeding — breeding. См. скрещивание. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 7 Breeding — См. Воспроизводство Термины атомной энергетики. Концерн Росэнергоатом, 2010 …

    Термины атомной энергетики

  • 8 breeding — index conduct, deportment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 breeding — / bri:diŋ/, it. / briding/ s. ingl. [propr. generazione; allevamento , der. di (to ) breed generare, allevare ], usato in ital. al masch. 1. (zoot.) [riproduzione controllata d animali e piante] ▶◀ selettocoltura. 2. (tecnol.) [proprietà dei… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 10 breeding — (n.) late 14c., hatching, incubation; also formation, development, growth, from prp. of BREED (Cf. breed) (v.). Meaning good manners is from 1590s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 breeding — cultivation, *culture, refinement Analogous words: *tact, address, poise, savoir faire: *courtesy, amenity, gallantry: grace, dignity, *elegance Antonyms: vulgarity Contrasted words: boorishness, churlishness (see corresponding adjectives under… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 breeding — [n] cultivation of person ancestry, civility, conduct, courtesy, culture, development, gentility, grace, lineage, manners, nurture, polish, raising, rearing, refinement, schooling, training, upbringing, urbanity; concept 388 …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 breeding — ► NOUN ▪ upper class good manners regarded as being passed on by heredity …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 breeding — n. 1) cattle, livestock; horse; poultry breeding 2) selective breeding 3) of breeding (a person of good breeding) * * * [ briːdɪŋ] horse livestock poultrybreeding cattle selective breeding of breeding (a person of goo …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 breeding — noun 1 activity of producing plants/animals ADJECTIVE ▪ animal, horse, livestock, plant, etc. ▪ selective ▪ Certain characteristics can be developed through selective breeding …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 breeding — /bree ding/, n. 1. the producing of offspring. 2. the improvement or development of breeds of livestock, as by selective mating and hybridization. 3. Hort. the production of new forms by selection, crossing, and hybridizing. 4. training; nurture …

    Universalium

  • 17 Breeding (EP) — Infobox Album Name = Breeding Type = EP Artist = Dirty Little Rabbits Released = August 15, 2007 Recorded = 2007 at Are Studios in Omaha, Nebraska Genre = Indie Length = 11:01 Label = Sopra Evil Records Producer = Dirty Little Rabbits Last album …

    Wikipedia

  • 18 breeding — breed|ing [ˈbri:dıŋ] n [U] 1.) when animals produce babies ▪ Open sea fish lay several million eggs each breeding season . 2.) the activity of keeping animals or plants in order to produce animals or plants that have particular qualities ▪ the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 breeding — breed|ing [ bridıŋ ] noun uncount * 1. ) the process of MATING and producing young animals a ) the activity or business of keeping animals or plants and making them produce new animals or plants: the world leader in cattle breeding technology… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 breeding — noun (U) 1 the act or process of animals producing babies: breeding season (=the time of the year when an animal has babies) 2 the activity of keeping animals or plants in order to produce new or better types: the breeding of pedigree dogs |… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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