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Meaning of MARKING

Pronunciation:  'mârking

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of making a visible mark on a surface
  2. [n]  evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score; "what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do"
  3. [n]  a pattern of marks
  4. [n]  a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"

MARKING is a 7 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: grading, mark, marker, scoring
 See Also: assay-mark, authentication, blaze, brand, broad arrow, cairn, crisscross, cross, dapple, decoration, design, earmark, evaluation, eyespot, figure, fleck, hallmark, label, lineation, maculation, mark, milepost, milestone, mottling, ocellus, patch, pattern, peg, pin, pip, postmark, rating, shading, speckle, spot, spot, streak, stripe, striping, symbol, trademark, watermark



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mark"ing\, n.
The act of one who, or that which, marks; the mark or marks
made; arrangement or disposition of marks or coloring; as,
the marking of a bird's plumage.

{Marking ink}, indelible ink, because used in marking linen.

{Marking nut} (Bot.), the nut of the {Semecarpus Anacardium},
   an East Indian tree. The shell of the nut yields a
   blackish resinous juice used for marking cotton cloth, and
   an oil prepared from it is used for rheumatism.

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