Brought by natural process to completeness of growth and development; fitted by growth and development for any function, action, or state, appropriate to its kind; full-grown; ripe.
Completely worked out; fully digested or prepared; ready for action; made ready for destined application or use; perfected; as, a mature plan.
Come to, or in a state of, completed suppuration.
To bring or hasten to maturity; to promote ripeness in; to ripen; to complete; as, to mature one's plans.
To advance toward maturity; to become ripe; as, wine matures by age; the judgment matures by age and experience.
Used to describe fully fermented black teas. Not related to actual age.
Usually a women or couple over the age of 50. In swinging usually older women swings with younger men. Follow the above link for more info.
Usually means a woman over the age of 35.
A term used to describe tobacco that has reached its peak of ripeness in the field.
develop and work out fully in one's mind; "I need to mature my thoughts"
cause to ripen or develop fully; "The sun ripens the fruit"; "Age matures a good wine"
grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce"
cause to ripen and discharge pus; "The oil suppurates the pustules"
characteristic of maturity; "mature for her age"
fully considered and perfected; "mature plans"
fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used; "ripe peaches"; "full-bodies mature wines"
reproductive age with full coloration.
Crocodiles mature relatively slowly - most saltwater crocodiles are not sexually mature until they reach about 10 to 16 years of age. Sexual maturity in crocodiles is dependent primarily upon their size rather than their age. Faster growing crocodiles mature more quickly and are better suited for farming operations based on captive breeding.
Students beginning their programme of study at the age of 21 or over are described as 'mature' students (University terminology)
maturity of the wine may be a highly sought component depending on the varietal and the winemakers attempted iteration. Wines vary enormously in make-up and take anything from a matter of months to a few years to reach maturity. Maturity is a highly subjective entity that can be detected by the palate and nose but is usually dictated by either one's own personal experience with a particular varietal or by the specific wineries' recommendations for peak aging times.
of reproductive age, fully colored
In hetero porn, this is usually a women or couple over the age of 40. In gay porn, it is most often sex involving a man that is older than 40. A popular emerging sub-niche of the mature niche are MILFs or Sexy Moms.
probably aged to its full potential.
pertaining to a tree or even-aged stand that is capable of sexual reproduction, has attained most of its potential height growth, or has reached merchantability standards
(in Hosta) a plant with general characteristics that do not change with continued age.
Stands or forest types at or near rotation age. Growth has culminated.
Fully developed. In terms of cells, means fully differentiated. See Cells, Cell Differentiation, Undifferentiated.
In life insurance, the time when a policy becomes payable. A whole life policy matures upon the death of the insured or when its cash value equals its cash value (usually at age 100). In either case the face amount becomes payable. Also, the status of a bond when it reaches the date on which it is redeemable for its full maturity value.
An individual that has reached the age for reproduction.
stand A mappable stand of trees for which the annual net rate of growth has peaked. Stands are generally greater than 80-100 years old and less than 180-200 years old. Stand are, diameter of dominate trees, and stand structure at maturity vary by forest cover types and local site conditions. Mature stands generally contain trees with a smaller average diameter, less age class variation, and less structural complexity than old-growth stands of the same forest type. Mature stages of some forest types are suitable habitat for spotted owls. However, mature forests are not always spotted owl habitat, and spotted owl habitat is not always mature forest. ( FEMAT, IX-20)
Wine that is aged to its full potential .
Refers to the period when a wine is properly aged or developed.
Mature adults over the age of 40 who still have the libido to be a porn star.
Describes a wine that has developed fully, having reached its optimal age for drinking.