English

Definition of pruning noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    pruning

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈpruːnɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpruːnɪŋ//
     
    [uncountable]
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1the activity of cutting off some of the branches from a tree, bush, etc. so that it will grow better and stronger All roses require annual pruning.
  2. 2the act of making something smaller by removing parts; the act of cutting out parts of something The company would benefit from a little pruning here and there.

Other results

All matches