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mat·u·rate

(mat'yū-rāt),
To suppurate.
[L. maturo, pp. -atus, to make ripe, fr. maturus, ripe]
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maturate

(măch′ə-rāt′)
intr.v. matu·rated, matu·rating, matu·rates
1. To mature, ripen, or develop.
2. To suppurate.
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maturate

(1) To mature.
(2) To ripen, suppurate and discharge pus.
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maturate

(măt′ū-rāt) [L. maturus, ripe]
1. To ripen; to mature.
2. To suppurate.
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This result means that near harvest time, the plant will not have fully ended its vegetative phase, and thus is not devoting itself fully to maturating the berries.
Lestes larvae must grow to maturity to reproduce before winter because diapause occurs in the egg stage, and we expect that earlier maturating larvae will be able to achieve a higher proportion of their potential.
In this case, the debt maturating in 5 years is supposed to have been issued in 1975.
The CEO of a large chemical company, for example, linked disappearing trade barriers and the maturating of the chemical industry to his company's attempts to move away from an engineering-oriented bureaucracy toward autonomous, market-oriented business units governed by a small corporate headquarters.
Based on cluster analysis of the morpho-agronomic traits, four major cluster groups were found in the studied genotypes giving the clear picture of flowering and maturating stage, fiber and stick yields and plant height of each group.
Early maturing crops avoid disease and insect pest epidemics due to which plant breeders have positioned adequate pressure on the development of early maturating crop plants (Singh 2004).
The highest harvest index of 38.75% was achieved by early maturating variety D-79-15 (Fig, 2).