English version

bloom in Gardening topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbloombloom1 /bluːm/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable, uncountable]HBPDLG a flower or flowers 🔊 beautiful red blooms 🔊 a mass of bloom on the apple trees2 → in (full) bloom3 [singular, uncountable] the healthy happy appearance that someone has, especially when they are young 🔊 The rosy bloom of her cheeks had faded.
Examples from the Corpus
bloom• You might apply a 12-24-12 fertilizer early next spring to encourage blooms.• Is it the wide range of colours, the beauty of the bud opening into full bloom, or the scent?• Mustard in bloom, mustard in art, mustard in food, even a mustard competition.• His right arm, the one on the handle, was completely submerged in blooms.• Several other blooms lay bright and brittle between the back pages of the diary, each one neatly labelled.• After a long confinement, it put the bloom back in her cheeks, Uncle Billy says.• The bloom will be off the rose.• Handsome glaucous foliage and erect narrow spikes of white and yellow blooms held just above the water.