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.
A form of asexual reproduction in living organisms in which new individuals form from outgrowths (buds) on the bodies of mature organisms. These outgrowths grow by means of mitotic cell division. Many simple multicellular animals such as hydras and unicellular organisms such as yeasts reproduce by budding.
- That is beginning to develop.
- He's a budding deejay.
- Present participle of bud.
- Everything was budding and blossoming.
- And yet, according to Katie, she ran a budding goat dairy on a run-down farm in Northwest Arkansas.
- 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.
- - 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.