Aging - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈeɪdʒɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word aging
Brit.  |ˈeɪdʒɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word aging
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to age

noun

- acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time (syn: ageing, ripening)
- the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age (syn: ageing, senescence)

adjective

- growing old (syn: ageing, senescent)

Examples

There is no way to reverse the aging process.

Oak barrels are used for aging the wine.

Too much exposure to the sun can cause the premature aging of skin.

...a novel about the loveless existence of an aging lothario...

The flavour of the wine is further improved during the aging period.

...the aging actress's thick maquillage made her look like a parody of her younger self...

a beauty somehow exempt from the aging process

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