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Definition of "spurring" [spurring]

  • Present participle of spur. (verb)

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Use "spurring" in a sentence
  • "An Energy Department program has succeeded in spurring green energy innovation, reports Matthew Wald: A company that secured a Department of Energy grant to pursue a breakthrough idea in the manufacture of solar cells plans to announce on Tuesday that it has raised $20 million to commercialize its technique, which it says will reduce the price of solar panels by 40 percent."
  • "Also on the radar are earlier-stage experiments with drugs for melanoma and lung cancer that target different genetic pathways involved in spurring cancer growth."
  • "Mr. Bernanke has been Fed Chairman since February 2006 and has presided over 32 months of historically easy monetary policy in the name of spurring faster growth and avoiding deflation."