large outdoor signboard
a screen of boards inclosing a house and materials while builders are at work
a fence, barrier, or cover, inclosing, surrounding, or concealing something
Origin: [From OF. hourd, hourt, barrier, palisade, of German or Dutch origin; cf. D. horde hurdle, fence, G. horde, hrde; akin to E. hurdle. 16. See Hurdle.]
Hoarding is a general term for a behavior that leads people or animals to accumulate food or other items during periods of scarcity.
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See software hoarding.
The numerical value of hoarding in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of hoarding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He was hoarding most of it, but it's all stolen material from all over numerous counties and it's going to take a lot to sort all this out.
The cooperation of our people was very noticeable, we did not see, for instance, price increases, hoarding and looting of shops and petrol stations.
We do know that a lot of guys have cash that they are hoarding in anticipation of some of these deals. And they will sell out of names that are trading well to make room for this, other double-B names.
Do not discourage your children from hoarding, if they have a taste to it; whoever lays up his penny rather than part with it for a cake, at least is not the slave of gross appetite; and shows besides a preference always to be esteemed, of the future to the present moment.
Investors should now be thinking about the long-term implications of the nationalisation of the Japanese ETF market. Many (investors) question whether or not a further decrease in already negative interest rates is necessary to solve the perennial cash-hoarding of Japanese companies.
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