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STICKING

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jutting, projected, projecting, protruding, relieved, sticking(p), sticking out(p)adjective

    extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary

    "the jutting limb of a tree"; "massive projected buttresses"; "his protruding ribs"; "a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sticking

    of Stick

  2. Sticking

    a. & n. from Stick, v

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Sticking

    The adherence, after the current is cut off, of the armature to the poles of a magnet. In telegraphy it is a cause of annoyance and obstructs the working. It may, in telegraphy, be due to too weak a spring for drawing back the armature, or to imperfect breaking of the contact by the despatcher's key or by the receiver's relay.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'STICKING' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3394

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of STICKING in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of STICKING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of STICKING in a Sentence

  1. The Guardian:

    It’s easier to give a child an iPad than encouraging them to do muscle-building play such as building blocks, cutting and sticking, or pulling toys and ropes, she noted. Because of this, they’re not developing the underlying foundation skills they need to grip and hold a pencil.

  2. Andrew McNulty:

    He is a previous governor, and I had no complaints with him then, so I am sticking with what we know.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    One -- the desire to win. It's lonely sticking your head through the White House gate and wondering what's going on, eight years in exile is a long time. And so I think there will be some discipline to be able to recognize how important this race is for the future of the country.

  4. Tamar Manasseh:

    You watch them - you keep an eye on them. It's the same way you keep your babies from sticking things in electrical outlets.

  5. Patty Murray of Washington:

    In the midst of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is of the utmost importance that there be stable leadership within HHS and that decisions are driven by science and the public health, any leadership changes being made at this time should be executed only to the extent necessary to ensure the Department and its employees are best positioned for the COVID-19 response. Our response to this crisis can not be steady if its leadership is being constantly shuffled and if experts are being constrained or removed when they insist on following the science and sticking to the facts.

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