Associations to the word «Reading»

Wiktionary

READING, verb. Present participle of read
READING, noun. The process of interpreting written language.
READING, noun. The process of interpreting a symbol, a sign or a measuring device.
READING, noun. A value indicated by a measuring device.
READING, noun. A meeting where written material is read aloud.
READING, noun. An interpretation.
READING, noun. (legislature) One of several stages a bill passes through before becoming law.
READING, proper noun. A surname​.
READING, proper noun. A town in Berkshire, England.
READING, proper noun. A city in Kansas
READING, proper noun. A town in Massachusetts
READING, proper noun. A city in Michigan
READING, proper noun. An unincorporated community in Minnesota
READING, proper noun. A town in New York
READING, proper noun. A city in Ohio
READING, proper noun. A city in Pennsylvania
READING, proper noun. A town in Vermont
READING COPY, noun. A used book, one which may include highlighting or marginalia and hence lacks value as a collectible, but which remains in sufficiently good condition to be suitable for someone whose primary interest is in reading the book.
READING FRAME, noun. (genetics) Either of three possible triplets of codons in which a DNA sequence could be transcribed
READING GLASSES, noun. Any type of spectacles intended chiefly to deal with the effects of presbyopia by magnifying details such as fine text.
READING MATERIAL, noun. Anything produced for the purpose of being read; a collective term for books, magazines, newspapers etc.
READING OUT, verb. Present participle of read out
READING ROOM, noun. A room in a library set aside for reading.
READING ROOMS, noun. Plural of reading room
READING STONE, noun. A hemisphere of glass used as a magnifier when placed with its flat side against a surface with text.
READING STONES, noun. Plural of reading stone
READING WEEK, noun. (Canada) A spring break.
READING WEEK, noun. A week during a university's term where no teaching takes place, generally so that students may prepare for tests.
READING WEEKS, noun. Plural of reading week

Dictionary definition

READING, noun. The cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message; "his main reading was detective stories"; "suggestions for further reading".
READING, noun. A particular interpretation or performance; "on that reading it was an insult"; "he was famous for his reading of Mozart".
READING, noun. A datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument; "he could not believe the meter reading"; "the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm".
READING, noun. Written material intended to be read; "the teacher assigned new readings"; "he bought some reading material at the airport".
READING, noun. A mental representation of the meaning or significance of something.
READING, noun. A city on the River Thames in Berkshire in southern England.
READING, noun. A public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance; "the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems".
READING, noun. The act of measuring with meters or similar instruments; "he has a job meter reading for the gas company".

Wise words

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Kahlil Gibran