Origin of buddingsee bud, noun
The budding branch of an apple blossom tree.
- An example of something that would be described as budding is a plant that has just begun to grow branches and leaves.
- An example of something that would be described as budding is the new career of a talented person who shows great promise in the field.
The definition of budding is something that is just starting to grow or show promise.
a type of asexual reproduction in which a new individual or branch develops from an outgrowth on the body of a plant or certain lower animals
Being in an early developmental stage: a gallery with the works of budding artists.
- That is beginning to develop.
- He's a budding deejay.
- Present participle of bud.
- Everything was budding and blossoming.
- Hence the budding of medusae exemplifies very clearly a common phenomenon in development, a phylogenetic series of events completely dislocated in the ontogenetic time-sequence.
- And yet, according to Katie, she ran a budding goat dairy on a run-down farm in Northwest Arkansas.
- - Diagram of sympodial budding, biserial type, shown in five stages (1-5).
- Budding from the hydrocaulus may be combined with budding from the hydrorhiza, so that numer ous branching colonies arise from a common basal stolon.