Definition of outgrowths:
Synonyms for outgrowths:
Biting time after time into the exact place aimed at, and at the most effective angle possible, the clean chips would fly in all directions until the necessary notch was cut and the basal outgrowths, close to the ground around the sturdy column, were reduced, so that the cross- cut saw could complete its downfall with a mighty crash.- "Grain and Chaff from an English Manor", Arthur H. Savory.
When this is the case the symptoms are due to a thickening of the membrane at the back part of the nostrils, often attended with spongy outgrowths from their surface, which obstruct just as completely as enlarged tonsils would do the free entrance of air.- "The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases", Charles West, M.D..
Usually pale or even white at first, they turn brown as the hair- like outgrowths die and lose their sap, but since the latter may be bright coloured- yellow, red, purple,- the patches are sometimes very conspicuous objects on smooth leaves.- "Disease in Plants", H. Marshall Ward.