Associations to the word «Marking»


MARKING, verb. Present participle of mark
MARKING, noun. (uncountable) The action of the verb to mark.
MARKING, noun. A mark
MARKING, noun. The characteristic colouration and patterning of an animal

Dictionary definition

MARKING, noun. A distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep".
MARKING, noun. A pattern of marks.
MARKING, noun. Evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score; "what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do".
MARKING, noun. The act of making a visible mark on a surface.

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky