4 dicționare găsite pentru development
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Development \De*vel"op*ment\, n. [Cf. F. d['e]veloppement.] [Written also developement.] 1. The act of developing or disclosing that which is unknown; a gradual unfolding process by which anything is developed, as a plan or method, or an image upon a photographic plate; gradual advancement or growth through a series of progressive changes; also, the result of developing, or a developed state. [1913 Webster] A new development of imagination, taste, and poetry. --Channing. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) The series of changes which animal and vegetable organisms undergo in their passage from the embryonic state to maturity, from a lower to a higher state of organization. [1913 Webster] 3. (Math.) (a) The act or process of changing or expanding an expression into another of equivalent value or meaning. (b) The equivalent expression into which another has been developed. [1913 Webster] 4. (Mus.) The elaboration of a theme or subject; the unfolding of a musical idea; the evolution of a whole piece or movement from a leading theme or motive. [1913 Webster] 5. A tract of land on which a number of buildings have been constructed; -- especially used for tract on which from two to hundreds of houses have been constructed by a commercial developer for sale to individuals. [PJC] Development theory (Biol.), the doctrine that animals and plants possess the power of passing by slow and successive stages from a lower to a higher state of organization, and that all the higher forms of life now in existence were thus developed by uniform laws from lower forms, and are not the result of special creative acts. See the Note under Darwinian. Syn: Unfolding; disclosure; unraveling; evolution; elaboration; growth. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
development n 1: act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining; "he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency"; "they funded research and development" 2: a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage); "the development of his ideas took many years"; "the evolution of Greek civilization"; "the slow development of her skill as a writer" [syn: evolution] [ant: degeneration] 3: a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation; "recent developments in Iraq"; "what a revolting development!" 4: the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful; "the development of Alaskan resources"; "the exploitation of copper deposits" [syn: exploitation] 5: a district that has been developed to serve some purpose; "such land is practical for small park developments" 6: a state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess); "after he saw the latest development he changed his mind and became a supporter"; "in chess your should take care of your development before moving your queen" 7: (biology) 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; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children" [syn: growth, growing, maturation, ontogeny, ontogenesis] [ant: nondevelopment] 8: processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible; "the development and printing of his pictures took only two hours" [syn: developing]Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
275 Moby Thesaurus words for "development": abiogenesis, access, accession, accomplishment, accretion, accrual, accruement, accumulation, action, addition, advance, advancement, aggrandizement, aging, amplification, anacrusis, anagnorisis, angle, appreciation, apprenticeship, archigenesis, architectonics, architecture, argument, ascent, atmosphere, augmentation, background, ballooning, basic training, bass passage, beautification, biogenesis, birth, blastogenesis, bloating, blossoming, boom, boost, bourdon, breaking, breeding, bridge, broadening, budding, buildup, burden, burgeoning, by-product, cadence, catastrophe, characterization, chorus, circumstance, coda, color, complication, condition, conditioning, consequence, consequent, continuity, contrivance, corollary, crescendo, cultivation, denouement, derivation, derivative, design, developmental change, device, digenesis, dilation, discipline, distillate, division, drill, drilling, edema, effect, elaboration, elevation, embellishment, enlargement, epigenesis, episode, eumerogenesis, event, eventuality, eventuation, evolution, evolutionary change, evolvement, evolving, excrescence, exercise, expansion, expatiation, explication, exposition, extension, fable, falling action, fetching-up, figure, flood, flowering, folderol, fostering, fruit, furtherance, gain, gemmation, generation, genesis, germination, gimmick, gradual change, greatening, grooming, growth, gush, happening, harmonic close, harvest, heterogenesis, hike, histogenesis, homogenesis, housebreaking, improvement, in-service training, incident, increase, increment, inflation, interlude, intermezzo, introductory phrase, isogenesis, issue, jump, leap, legacy, line, local color, logical outcome, manual training, maturation, maturescence, maturing, maturity, measure, mellowing, merogenesis, metagenesis, military training, monogenesis, mood, motif, mounting, movement, multiplication, musical phrase, musical sentence, mythos, natural development, natural growth, nonviolent change, nurture, nurturing, occurrence, offshoot, offspring, on-the-job training, ongoing, ornament, orthogenesis, outcome, outgrowth, overgrowth, pangenesis, part, parthenogenesis, passage, perfection, period, peripeteia, phenomenon, phrase, plan, plot, practice, precipitate, preparation, procreation, product, productiveness, progress, progression, proliferation, pullulation, raise, raising, readying, rearing, recognition, refinement, refrain, rehearsal, reproduction, resolution, response, result, resultant, ripening, rise, rising action, ritornello, scheme, seasoning, secondary plot, section, senescence, sequel, sequela, sequence, sequent, situation, slant, sloyd, snowballing, spontaneous generation, spread, sprouting, stanza, statement, story, strain, structure, subject, subplot, surge, swelling, switch, tailpiece, tempering, thematic development, theme, tone, topic, training, tumescence, tutti, tutti passage, twist, unfolding, up, upbringing, upgrowth, upping, upshot, upsurge, upswing, uptrend, upturn, variation, vegetation, verse, vocational education, vocational training, waxing, widening, working-outDin dicționarul The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (27 SEP 03) :
development The process of analysis, design, coding and testing software.
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