maturation

  1. coming to full development; becoming mature
  2. 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

Maturation

Maturation is the process of becoming mature; the emergence of personal and behavioral characteristics through growth processes. It can also refer to any of the following: ...
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Maturation

• (n.) The process of bringing, or of coming, to maturity; hence, specifically, the process of suppurating perfectly; the formation of pus or matter.
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maturation

(from the article `animal learning`) A second broad class of changes in behaviour can be attributed to maturation. We are inclined to ascribe the unfolding pattern of behaviour that ... Fruit development can generally be divided into three major stages: growth, maturation, and senescence. The period of growth generally involves cell ......
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maturation

(from the article `beer`) A slow secondary fermentation of residual or added sugar (called primings) or, in lager brewing, the addition of actively fermenting wort (called ... The term age refers to the actual duration of storage, while maturity expresses the degree to which chemical changes occur during storage. The ... [2 related a...
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maturation

(mach″u-ra´shәn) the stage or process of attaining maximal development; attainment of maximal intellectual and emotional development. in biology, a process of cell division during which the number of chromosomes in the germ cell is reduced to half the number characteristic of the species.
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maturation

1. Achievement of full development or growth. ... 2. Developmental changes that lead to maturity. ... 3. Processing of a macromolecule; e.g., posttranscriptional modification of RNA or posttranslational modification of proteins. ... Origin: L. Maturatio, a ripening, fr. Maturus, ripe ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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maturation

maturement noun coming to full development; becoming mature
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Maturation

Mat`u·ra'tion noun [ Latin maturatio a hastening: confer French maturation .] The process of bringing, or of coming, to maturity; hence, specifically, the process of suppurating perfectly; the formation of pus or matter.
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maturation

Part of the process of cheesemaking, when the cheese is stored at a certain temperature and humidity for a period of time in order to allow its flavor and texture to develop.
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maturation

Quality decision point in the annual growth cycle of the grapevine to which the vintage he follows. It is the end of the maturity period between veraison (Start of ripening, where the berries begin to turn) and grape ripeness. The period between blossom and Maturation is next climate and Weather also from Maturity date (early to late) the vine depe...
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maturation

the act of coming to full development
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maturation

the act of coming to full development
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Maturation

The ageing process of whisk(e)y. Whisk(e)y can only be aged within an oak cask, it is widely believed that whisk(e)y does not age in the bottle.
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Maturation

The continuing influence of heredity throughout development; the age-related physical and behavioral changes characteristic of a species.
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Maturation

The practice of storing whisky in casks in order to achieve a more mellow and well-rounded spirit. Many countries specify a legal minimum maturation period. During maturation the porous casks allow the whisky to interact with the external atmosphere, and the spirit takes colour and flavour from the wood. At the same time, some of the higher alcohol...
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Maturation

The process of ageing whisky in casks. It is one of the last stages of production and the most decisive as the character is influenced to such an extent.
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Maturation

The process of aging in bulk or in bottles or both, to achieve smoothness (in acidity), mellowness (in tannins and other phenols) and unique character and complexity. The major activities in this process are the chemical reduction of certain compounds into others, primarily by hydrolysis or oxidation, and the joining together of short molecular cha...
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Maturation

The process of aging the beer after fermentation is complete to mellow and blend strong flavors. Maturation may be carried out at a variety of temperatures and in bottles, casks or tanks, depending on the style of beer.
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maturation

the process of an individual organism growing organically
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maturation

the process of becoming full-grown
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maturation

Type: Term Pronunciation: mat′yū-rā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Achievement of full development or growth. 2. Developmental changes that lead to maturity. 3. Processing of a macromolecule, posttranscriptional modification of RNA or posttranslational modification of proteins. 4. The overall process leading to the incorporation of...
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maturation

[n] - coming to full development
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