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How to Pronounce leafing?

Correct pronunciation for the word "leafing" is [lˈiːfɪŋ], [lˈiːfɪŋ], [l_ˈiː_f_ɪ_ŋ].

"Leafing" in context

Leafing is the process of turning over the layers of a plant. Trees, bushes, and shrubs typically have multiple leaves which can be removed to expose the inner, softer parts of the plant. The process of leafing is necessary to gain deeper insight into the species or as a means of uncovering specific information. In some cases, leafing may be used to expose an area of damage, fungus, or other issues. Leafing also plays an important role in horticulture, where it is often done to identify certain plants or compare specimens.

What are similar-sounding words for leafing?

Usage over time for leafing:

This graph shows how "leafing" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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