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1. development [ n ] act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining
Examples: "he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency" "they funded research and development"

Used in print:

(Musical America, LXXXI:5...)

His creative development of melodic designs of Slavic dance tunes and love songs is captivating : witty , clever , adroit , and subtle .

(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)

Is your R_+_D or product development program tuned in to the commercial realities of the market ?

Are planning and strategy development emphasized sufficiently in your company ?

(Sports Age, 24:9...)

The American firearms and ammunition manufacturers through diligent research and technical development have replaced the muzzle_loader and slow firing single shot arms with modern fast firing autoloaders , extremely accurate bolt , lever , and slide_action firearms .

The shooting development program of the Sporting_Arms_and_Ammunition_Manufacturers_'_Institute has successfully published these facts in all major outdoor magazines , many national weeklies and the trade papers .

Synonyms development Related Terms improvement advancement broadening product_development elaboration develop

2. development [ n ] a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
Examples: "the development of his ideas took many years" "the evolution of Greek civilization" "the slow development of her skill as a writer"

Used in print:

(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)

There have been , indeed , many important and valuable gains from the development of our present scientific view of the world for which we may be rightly grateful .

(Jaroslav Pelikan, The Shape of Death: life, death and...)

Adam and Eve were perfect , not in the sense that they possessed perfection , but in the sense that they were capable of development toward perfection .

(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)

And dancing_school , so helpful in artistic and psychological development , also contributes to this essential early training - and can contribute even more .

(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)

Consultation with architects , clients , real_estate men , fabric houses and furniture companies is essential to the proper development of class problems just as in actual work .

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

From all this we can now see that two streams of development run through the history of twentieth century American folklore .

Synonyms development evolution Related Terms degeneration process growth deepening unfolding assibilation evolve

3. development [ n ] the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful
Examples: : "the development of Alaskan resources" "the exploitation of copper deposits"

Used in print:

(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)

A site may be a rundown slum or a desolate piece of desert in appearance today but have excellent potentials for the future with a_little development or water .

Lack of rainfall and extreme temperatures may call_for the development of shade and irrigation of a site to make it useable .

(Ross E. McKinney and Howard Edde, "Aerated...)

For the initial development an oxidation pond was constructed as shown in Figure 1 .

It was proposed that aerated lagoons be used to eliminate the problem at the existing oxidation ponds and to provide the necessary treatment for the additional development .

Synonyms development exploitation Related Terms use commercialization water_development overexploitation land_development capitalization electrification unitisation develop exploit

4. development [ n ] a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation
Examples: "recent developments in Iraq" "what a revolting development!"

Used in print:

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

Despite the sheer beauty and spectacle of numerous documentaries , art films , and travelogues , despite the impressive financial success of such a recent development as Cinerama , the movies are at_heart a form of fiction , like the play , the novel , or the short_story .

(Jacob Robbins et al., "The thyroid-stimulating...)

Developments up_to about 1957 have been discussed by Sonenberg ( 1958 ) .

(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)

In matters of exact information , that kept her one step behind developments ; and so they were consistently true to their principles .

Synonyms development Related Terms change phenomenon turn complication break

5. development [ n ] a district that has been developed to serve some purpose
Examples: "such land is practical for small park developments"

Used in print:

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

During the making recently of an important Biblical film , some 40 volumes of research material and sketches not_only of costumes and interiors , but of architectural developments , sports_arenas , vehicles , and other paraphernalia were compiled , consulted , and complied with .

(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)

Areas should be large enough to include the attractions , have ample space for the use of facilities needed , and have room around the edges to protect the values of the area from encroachment by private developments .

Shape of the area is also related_to the use attractions and needs of the development .

A large picnic_area or camping development is most efficient in shape as a square or rectangle several hundred feet in_width in_preference_to a long narrow area less_than one_hundred feet wide .

However , a narrow strip may be very practical for small developments , or to provide additional stream frontage for a fisherman 's trail , or include scenic strips within the park unit .

Synonyms development Related Terms territory district housing_development housing_estate develop

6. development [ n ] a state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess)
Examples: "he saw the latest development" "in chess your should take care of your development before moving your queen"

Used in print:

(Mr. America, 4:6...)

The aspects of physical development that catch the judges ' eyes and which rightfully influence their decisions are symmetry and that hallmark of the true champion - superior definition of the muscles .

Synonyms development Related Terms improvement underdevelopment chess

7. development [ n ] the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
Examples: "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"

Used in print:

(Sports Age, 24:9...)

The various team sports assuredly have their place in every school , and they are important to proper physical development .

Synonyms development growth growing maturation ontogenesis ontogeny Related Terms nondevelopment organic_process proliferation rooting blossoming culture cohesion fructification auxesis cenogenesis gametogenesis germination spermatogenesis intussusception infructescence suppression amelogenesis life_cycle foliation angiogenesis apposition juvenescence psychomotor_development morphogenesis myelinisation neurogenesis psychosexual_development masculinization dentition teratogenesis oogenesis cytogenesis palingenesis vegetation gastrulation isometry biology grow grow mature age

8. development [ n ] processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible
Examples: "the development and printing of his pictures took only two hours"

Synonyms development developing Related Terms processing underdevelopment develop

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