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ripe

(of fruit, grain, etc.) mature and ready to be eaten or used; fully developed

ripe

[rīp]
(botany)
Of fruit, fully developed, having mature seed and so usable as food.
(forestry)
Of timber or a forest, ready to be cut.
(geology)
Referring to peat, in an advanced state of decay.
(hydrology)
Descriptive of snow that is in a condition to discharge meltwater; ripe snow usually has a coarse crystalline structure, a snow density near 0.5, and a temperature near 32°F (0°C).

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