breeding

Type: Term Pronunciation: brēd′ing Definitions: 1. Selected mating of individuals to produce a strain that is desirable or of scientific interest.
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Breeding

The process of reproduction; mating and giving birth to offspring.
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breeding

[adj] - producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring 2. [n] - elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression 3. [n] - raising someone to be an accepted member of the community 4. [n] - the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization
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Breeding

Breed'ing noun 1. The act or process of generating or bearing. 2. The raising or improving of any kind of domestic animals; as, farmers should pay attention to breeding . 3. Nurture; education; formation of manners. « She had her breeding at my father's c...
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breeding

1. The act or process of generating or bearing. ... 2. The raising or improving of any kind of domestic animals; as, farmers should pay attention to breeding. ... 3. Nurture; education; formation of manners. 'She had her breeding at my father's charge.' (Shak) ... 4. Deportment or behavior in the external offices and decorums of social life; manner...
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breeding

adjective producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring; `the breeding population`; `retained a few bulls for breeding purposes`
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breeding

fostering noun helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; `they debated whether nature or nurture was more important`
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Breeding

• (n.) Nurture; education; formation of manners. • (n.) Descent; pedigree; extraction. • (n.) The raising or improving of any kind of domestic animals; as, farmers should pay attention to breeding. • (n.) Deportment or behavior in the external offices and decorums of social life; manners; knowledge of, or training in, the ceremo...
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breeding

conversion in a nuclear reactor when the conversion ratio is greater than unity
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breeding

breeding, in agriculture and animal husbandry, propagation of plants and animals by sexual reproduction; usually based on selection of parents with desirable traits to produce improved progeny. In conventional breeding, progeny inherit genes for both desirable and undesirable traits from both parent...
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Breeding

Breeding is the art of improving races or breeds of domestic animals, or modifying them in certain directions, by continuous attention to their pairing, in conjunction with a similar attention to their feeding and general treatment.
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breeding

(biology) In biology, the crossing and selection of animals and plants to change the characteristics of an existing breed or cultivar (variety), or to produce a new one. Selective breeding is breeding in which humans choose the parent plants or parent animals. Ever since humans first carried o...
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breeding

(physics) In nuclear physics, a process in a reactor in which more fissionable material is produced than is consumed in running the reactor. For example, plutonium-239 can be made from the relatively plentiful (but nonfissile) uranium-238, or uranium-233 can be produced from thoriu...
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Breeding

Act of copulation between a stallion and a mare
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Breeding

Breeding is the reproduction, that is, producing of offspring, usually animals or plants: Breeding may also refer to: ==Science== ===Biology=== ==People== ==Media== ==Locations== ==Pornography== ...
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Breeding

The process of raising a family of birds. It requires courtship, nesting, feeding, and dispersal. Many species migrate to their breeding grounds.
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Breeding

Snobbish term referring to the parentage of certain wine grapes. Yep, it finally happened
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Breeding

The science and art of changing the genetic constitution of a population of plants or animals.
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Breeding

When you mate rabbits.
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