But in this age of the greening of the U.S. auto fleet, so does smart engineering and pinching pennies.
As temperatures rise, the Sahara and other dry areas are greening on the edges.
There are some obvious reasons for the greening of the car fleet.
The grass was greening and all nature seemed turning to thoughts of love.
I loved the greening of Nature, and the yellowing of her harvest.
Mrs. greening had it on her lips; anybody who could read print on a signboard could have told what they were shaped to say.
After greening the cucumbers, put them in plain vinegar for a few days.
It is called greening weed and used to be much used for greening blue wool.
Mrs. greening had told her when she came that Isom was killed.
greening (furiously to Head Cook): How did you come to engage such a scurvy-looking fellow?
Old English grene "green, young, immature, raw," earlier groeni, from West Germanic *gronja- (cf. Old Saxon grani, Old Frisian grene, Old Norse grænn, Danish grøn, Dutch groen, Old High German gruoni, German grün), from PIE root *ghre- "grow" (see grass), through sense of "color of living plants."
Meaning "a field, grassy place" was in Old English. Sense of "of tender age, youthful" is from early 15c.; hence "gullible" (c.1600). The color of jealousy at least since Shakespeare (1596); "Greensleeves," ballad of an inconstant lady-love, is from 1570s. Green light in figurative sense of "permission" is from 1937. Green and red as signals on railways first attested 1883, as nighttime substitutes for semaphore flags. Green beret originally "British commando" is from 1949. Green room "room for actors when not on stage" is from 1701; presumably a well-known one was painted green.
Old English grenian (see green (n.,adj.)). Related: Greened; greening.