Definition Aging

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Definition

aging (US), ageing (UK): the process of getting older
noun
The walls of this apartment show slight signs of aging. You can see it's old. Look at the furniture.
Lines on your face are a sure sign of aging. It's a physical indication that you are getting older.

(an) aging (population): (a population) whose average age is rising
adjective

Examples

  • "Icarus : Hee hee, the aging population is certainly a drain on resources, yes."
  • "Seeing as this machine was only 9 months old, this replacement was not a result of aging, but of mistreatment."

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