- The act or process of producing buds. - A process of asexual reproduction, in which a new organism
or cell is formed by a protrusion of a portion of the animal or
vegetable organism, the bud thus formed sometimes remaining attached to
the parent stalk or cell, at other times becoming free; gemmation. See
Hydroidea. - The act or process of ingrafting one kind of plant upon
another stock by inserting a bud under the bark.