• (n.) A blossom; the flower of a plant; an expanded bud; flowers, collectively.
  • (n.) The opening of flowers in general; the state of blossoming or of having the flowers open; as, the cherry trees are in bloom.
  • (n.) A state or time of beauty, freshness, and vigor; an opening to higher perfection, analogous to that of buds into blossoms; as, the bloom of youth.
  • (n.) The delicate, powdery coating upon certain growing or newly-gathered fruits or leaves, as on grapes, plums, etc. Hence: Anything giving an appearance of attractive freshness; a flush; a glow.
  • (n.) The clouded appearance which varnish sometimes takes upon the surface of a picture.
  • (n.) A yellowish deposit or powdery coating which appears on well-tanned leather.
  • (n.) A popular term for a bright-hued variety of some minerals; as, the rose-red cobalt bloom.
  • (v. i.) To produce or yield blossoms; to blossom; to flower or be in flower.
  • (v. i.) To be in a state of healthful, growing youth and vigor; to show beauty and freshness, as of flowers; to give promise, as by or with flowers.
  • (v. t.) To cause to blossom; to make flourish.
  • (v. t.) To bestow a bloom upon; to make blooming or radiant.
  • (n.) A mass of wrought iron from the Catalan forge or from the puddling furnace, deprived of its dross, and shaped usually in the form of an oblong block by shingling.
  • (n.) A large bar of steel formed directly from an ingot by hammering or rolling, being a preliminary shape for further working.

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