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growth  


      n  
1    the process or act of growing, esp. in organisms following assimilation of food  
2    an increase in size, number, significance, etc.  
3    something grown or growing  
a new growth of hair     
4    a stage of development  
5    any abnormal tissue, such as a tumour  
6    modifier   of, relating to, causing or characterized by growth  
a growth industry, growth hormone     


growth curve  
      n   a curve on a graph in which a variable is plotted against time to illustrate the growth of the variable  
growth factor  
      n   any of several substances present in serum that induce growth of cells. Excessive amounts of growth factor may be associated with the production of cancer cells  
growth hormone  
      n   a hormone synthesized in and secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland that promotes growth of the long bones in the limbs and increases the synthesis of protein essential for growth,   (Also called)    somatotrophin  
growth ring  
      n      another name for       annual ring  
growth shares  
      pl n     (Finance)   ordinary shares with good prospects of appreciation in yield and value  
growth substance  
      n     (Botany)   any substance, produced naturally by a plant or manufactured commercially, that, in very low concentrations, affects plant growth; a plant hormone  
second growth  
      n   natural regrowth of a forest after fire, cutting, or some other disturbance  
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exp.
work perfectly performed
When I asked the students to do their homework, they did a bang up job.
n.
a career advancement website based in Palo Alto, California, specializing in Job Search / Job Hunt.
[Comp.] "I found my job at employerism.com"
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
n.
the skillful art of eyeing and identifying employment arrangements, by either job seekers or the publishers of staffing vacancies.
[Bus.] Ex.: Jack was adept at employerism and thus was able to fill most of the job openings in his department in a relatively short period of time.

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