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Meaning of WALKING

Pronunciation:  'woking

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of traveling by foot; "walking is a healthy form of exercise"
 

WALKING is a 7 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: walk
 
 See Also: ambulation, gait, locomotion, march, marching, noctambulation, noctambulism, pace, plodding, prowl, shamble, shambling, shuffle, shuffling, sleepwalking, somnambulation, somnambulism, stride, travel, tread, wading

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Walk"ing\,
a. & n. from {Walk}, v.

{Walking beam}. See {Beam}, 10.

{Walking crane}, a kind of traveling crane. See under
   {Crane}.

{Walking fern}. (Bot.) See {Walking leaf}, below.

{Walking fish} (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
   Asiatic fishes of the genus {Ophiocephalus}, some of
   which, as {O. marulius}, become over four feet long. They
   have a special cavity over the gills lined with a membrane
   adapted to retain moisture to aid in respiration, and are
   thus able to travel considerable distances over the land
   at night, whence the name. They construct a curious nest
   for their young. Called also {langya}.

{Walking gentleman} (Theater), an actor who usually fills
   subordinate parts which require a gentlemanly appearance
   but few words. [Cant]

{Walking lady} (Theater), an actress who usually fills such
   parts as require only a ladylike appearance on the stage.
   [Cant]

{Walking leaf}.
(a) (Bot.) A little American fern ({Camptosorus
    rhizophyllus}); -- so called because the fronds taper
    into slender prolongations which often root at the apex,
    thus producing new plants.
(b) (Zo["o]l.) A leaf insect. See under {Leaf}.

{Walking papers}, or {Walking ticket}, an order to leave;
   dismissal, as from office. [Colloq.] --Bartlett.

{Walking stick}.
(a) A stick or staff carried in the hand for hand for support
    or amusement when walking; a cane.
(b) (Zo["o]l.) A stick insect; -- called also {walking
    straw}. See Illust. of {Stick insect}, under {Stick}.

{Walking wheel} (Mach.), a prime mover consisting of a wheel
   driven by the weight of men or animals walking either in
   it or on it; a treadwheel.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are walking with ease, represents the way you are moving through life and progress toward your goals. Consider your destination. Dreaming that you have difficulties walking indicates that you are reluctant and hesitant in proceeding forward in some situation. You may also be trying to distance yourself from certain life experiences. The difficulty in walking is a reflection of your current situation and the obstacles that you are experiencing. Dreaming that you are walking at night means discontent and struggle for contentment.
 

 

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