Growing-on Sentence Examples
Good. They.re both growing on me.
I'm growing on you.
Though the fondness of this species for the seeds of flax (Linum) and hemp (Cannabis) has given it its common name in so many European languages,' it feeds largely, if not chiefly in Britain on the seeds of plants of the order Compositae, especially those growing on heaths and commons.
Specimens on the bark of trees require pressure until the bark is dry, lest they become curled; and those growing on sand or friable soil, such as Coniocybefurfuracea, should be laid carefully on a layer of gum in the box in which they are intended to be kept.
After July the tactics of the Boer executive were simply directed towards putting off a crisis till the beginning of October, when the grass would be growing on the veld, and meanwhile towards doing all they could in their despatches to put the blame on Great Britain.Advertisement
The dried dung of the llama (taquia) is generally used as fuel, as in pre-Spanish times, for roasting ores, as also a species of grass called ichu (Stipa incana), and a singular woody fungus, called yareta (Azorella umbellifera), found growing on the rocks at elevations exceeding 12,000 ft.
Written as this name is in pictures or rebus, it probably suggested the invention of the well-known legend of a prophecy that the war-god's temple should be built where a prickly pear was found growing on a rock, and perched on it an eagle holding a serpent; this legend is still commemorated on the coins of Mexico.
It is interesting to find maritime plants, such as the samphire, growing on their shores a thousand miles from the sea and more than a thousand feet above it.
The plant is widely distributed in temperate and tropical regions, and is occasionally found in the western counties of England, the Isle of Man, and west Ireland, growing on damp rocks or walls especially near the sea.
Coal is mined in the vicinity, and near the city are large market-gardens, the water-melons growing on Muscatine Island (below the city) and sweet potatoes being their most important products.Advertisement
This slowness of growth is associated with great length of life and it is probable that individuals found growing on hard mountain rocks or on the trunks of aged trees are many hundreds of years old.
A yellow colour with caustic potash solution is produced not only by atranoric acid but also by evernic acid, thamnolic acid, &c. Again in the case of Xanthoria parietina vulpinic acid is only to be found in young thalli growing on sandstone; in older forms or in those growing on another substratum it is not to be detected.
The genus Peziza (in its widest sense) may be taken as the type of the group. Most of them grow on living plants or on dead vegetable remains, very often on fallen wood; a number, however, are found growing on earth which is rich in humus.
In the last-named family the single morphological species Erysiphe graminis is found growing on the cereals, barley, oat, wheat, rye and a number of wild grasses (such as Poa, Bromus, Dactylis).
In parasites (Lathraea, Orobanche) and in plants growing on decaying vegetable matter (saprophytes), in which no chlorophyll is formed, these scales are the only leaves produced.Advertisement
During these years the religious and political ideas of the Reformation were rapidly gaining ground, and, aided by a vigorous and violent polemic literature, opposition to Rome was growing on every side.
Some Chlorophyceae are terrestrial in habit, usually growing on a damp substratum, however.
Euphaeophyceae are almost exclusively marine, growing on rocks and stones on the coast, or epiphytic upon other algae.
A peculiar vegetable product of this inclement region is a small globular fungus growing on the bark of the beech, which is a staple article of food among the Fuegians - probably the only instance where a fungus is the bread of a people.
P. Gerardiana, a north-west Himalayan species, is a medium-sized tree with a conical head, growing on the more elevated parts of the mountain range; it furnishes edible seeds.Advertisement
In either case they would not be subjected, at least in their growing season, to the same extremes of heat, cold and drought as plants growing on inland plains.
The occurrence of a starch-like substance which stains deep blue with iodine has been clearly shown in some forms even where the bacterium is growing on a medium containing no starch, as shown by Ward and others.
Most of the forms in question are found growing on the dung of herbivorous animals, but the bacteria occur not only in the alimentary canal of the animal but also free in the air.
Wheat growing on an old manure heap is nearly always badly diseased.
Helminthosporium gramineum, a disease of barley, has also been recorded as growing on wheat; it forms long narrow dark-brown streaks on the leaves, which wither and die.Advertisement
There are two forms of the plant, an annual and a biennial, which spring indifferently from the same crop of seed - the one growing on during summer to a height of from to 2 ft., and flowering and perfecting seed; the other producing the first season only a tuft of radical leaves, which disappear in winter, leaving under ground a thick fleshy root, from the crown of which arises in spring a branched flowering stem, usually much taller and more vigorous than the flowering stems of the annual plants.
Although flowers growing on the ground or on shrubs are not conspicuous for number or beauty, there arc many fine flowering trees, such as Poinciana regia, presenting a mass of scarlet flowers; 1 The words in parentheses are the native Malagasy names.
Wet woodlands comprise mainly alder, willow and downy birch growing on waterlogged or seasonally wet soils.
There are 144 different species of flowering plant growing on the hill, including small balsam, lords and ladies and climbing corydalis.
The clumps of whitish flowers growing on the shingle are sea campion, which looks very like bladder campion.
The trees behind the building on the edge of the village are growing on the banks of the village's iron age earthworks.
Java fern growing on it.
There are around 50 mature pollard White Willow Salix alba growing on Sheep's Green.
The owner had a beautiful alpine garden growing on the top of an old pig sty.
The mounds are also unusual in that Lophelia appears to be growing on sand rather than a hard substratum.
In autumn you may see toadstools growing in the leaf litter or bracket fungus growing on tree stumps.
Wet woodlands comprise mainly alder, willow and downy birch growing on waterlogged or seasonally wet woodlands comprise mainly alder, willow and downy birch growing on waterlogged or seasonally wet soils.
Most blue whales are blue-grey and mottled with lighter spots but some appear yellowish underneath due to algae growing on them.
Pliny is also our authority for the reverence in which the mistletoe when found growing on the robur was held by the Druids.
The best-known species is Cora pavonia, which is found in tropical regions growing on the bare earth and on trees; the gonidia belong to the genus Chroococcus while the fungus belongs, apparently, to the Thelephoreae (see Fungi).
They are also in the wrong place - growing on the surface of the retina and into the vitreous gel.
The spoiled fruit may have white fuzz or mold growing on it.
Since the vast majority of these cases were the result of a second face growing on the extended muzzle, normally only one face or mouth is fully developed.
If you are lucky enough to own some land, the berries growing on it are yours to do with as you please.
You can find an abundance of blueberries growing on the sandy soil in the Great Lakes region.
Coprosma Pendula - worth growing on account of its fine branchlets and semi-pendulous habit.
As far as now known, few are worth growing on the rock garden.
Mattresses are covered in chemicals that keep them from catching on fire and prevent mold from growing on them, but breathing in all these fumes can be unpleasant to the person trying to sleep.
Further, contact solution can prevent bacteria and fungi from growing on your contacts.
As they arch into the sky above the pond, move various leaves that are growing on branches to intercept Hanenbows.
McGregor Vineyard Winery - Located in Dundee, is known for its wide variety of grapes growing on the property.
Fortunately, most homeowners deal with only the occasional annoying spot of mold growing on the basement floor or in among the grout on a bathroom wall.
Mold growing on tile or hard surfaces, such as concrete or linoleum basement floors, can be spot treated.