Definitions for reading

Definitions for (noun) reading

Main entry: reading, meter reading

Definition: the act of measuring with meters or similar instruments

Usage: he has a job meter reading for the gas company


Main entry: reading

Definition: the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message

Usage: his main reading was detective stories; suggestions for further reading


Main entry: reading, meter reading, indication

Definition: a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument

Usage: he could not believe the meter reading; the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm


Main entry: version, reading, interpretation

Definition: a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something


Main entry: reading, reading material

Definition: written material intended to be read

Usage: the teacher assigned new readings; he bought some reading material at the airport


Main entry: reading

Definition: a particular interpretation or performance

Usage: on that reading it was an insult; he was famous for his reading of Mozart


Main entry: recital, recitation, reading

Definition: a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance

Usage: the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems


Main entry: Reading

Definition: a city on the River Thames in Berkshire in southern England


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