What does Walking mean?

Definitions for Walking
ˈwɔ kɪŋwalk·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. walk, walkingadjective

    the act of traveling by foot

    "walking is a healthy form of exercise"

  2. walk-to(a), walking(a)adjective

    close enough to be walked to

    "walking distance"; "the factory with the big parking lot...is more convenient than the walk-to factory"

Wiktionary

  1. walkingadjective

    Incarnate as a human; living.

  2. walkingadjective

    Able to walk in spite of injury or sickness.

  3. walkingadjective

    Characterized by or suitable for walking.

Wikipedia

  1. Walking

    Walking (also known as ambulation) is one of the main gaits of terrestrial locomotion among legged animals. Walking is typically slower than running and other gaits. Walking is defined by an 'inverted pendulum' gait in which the body vaults over the stiff limb or limbs with each step. This applies regardless of the usable number of limbs—even arthropods, with six, eight, or more limbs, walk.

ChatGPT

  1. walking

    Walking refers to the act of moving on foot, typically at a slower pace than running or jogging. It involves a coordinated movement of the legs and feet, alternating between lifting one foot off the ground while placing the other foot down to propel oneself forward. Walking is a common and fundamental form of human locomotion, often performed for transportation, recreation, exercise, or as part of daily activities. It is characterized by having one foot on the ground at all times, providing stability and balance while moving.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Walking

    of Walk

  2. Walking

    a. & n. from Walk, v

Wikidata

  1. Walking

    Walking is one of the main gaits of locomotion among legged animals, and is typically slower than running and other gaits. Walking is defined by an 'inverted pendulum' gait in which the body vaults over the stiff limb or limbs with each step. This applies regardless of the number of limbs - even arthropods with six, eight or more limbs. The word walk is descended from the Old English wealcan "to roll". In humans and other bipeds, walking is generally distinguished from running in that only one foot at a time leaves contact with the ground and there is a period of double-support. In contrast, running begins when both feet are off the ground with each step. This distinction has the status of a formal requirement in competitive walking events. For quadrupedal species, there are numerous gaits which may be termed walking or running, and distinctions based upon the presence or absence of a suspended phase or the number of feet in contact any time do not yield mechanically correct classification. The most effective method to distinguish walking from running is to measure the height of a person's center of mass using motion capture or a force plate at midstance. During walking, the center of mass reaches a maximum height at midstance while during running, it is at a minimum. Definitions based on the percent of the stride during which a foot is in contact with the ground of greater than 50% contact corresponds well with identification of 'inverted pendulum' mechanics and are indicative of walking for animals with any number of limbs, although this definition is incomplete. Running humans and animals may have contact periods greater than 50% of a gait cycle when rounding corners, running uphill or carrying loads.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Walking

    wawk′ing, n. the act or process of fulling cloth.—n. Walk′mill, a fulling-mill.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Walking

    An activity in which the body advances at a slow to moderate pace by moving the feet in a coordinated fashion. This includes recreational walking, walking for fitness, and competitive race-walking.

Editors Contribution

  1. walkingverb

    Verb form of the word walk.

    They joined a walking group which was very inclusive and went to beautiful places.


    Submitted by MaryC on January 12, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Walking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2424

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Walking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1021

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Walking' in Nouns Frequency: #2084

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Walking in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Walking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Walking in a Sentence

  1. Jonathan Pentland:

    I am about to do something to you. You better start walking, you're in the wrong neighborhood m * therf ** ker. Get out.

  2. Willy Adames:

    After the first-inning run, Woodruff allowed a pair of third-inning singles in six innings, striking out 10 and walking two. Edman generated a run for The Cardinals in the first. He worked a nine-pitch walk to lead off, stole second, took third on a groundout and scored on Tyler O’Neill’s sacrifice fly. The Cardinals made The Cardinals 2-0 in the eighth when pinch-hitter Lars Nootbaar walked with one out, stole second and scored on Edman’s second hit of the game. ’ The Cardinals’s impressive, they know they have to continue to win to get to the postseason. They’ve been playing really good ball. They’re doing the little things and I think that’s why they’ve been so good right now. Jake Woodford -LRB- 3-3 -RRB-’ve to give credit to them.

  3. Ronnie Floyd:

    We cannot change what exists or even alter it or adjust it sitting on the sidelines and prognosticating about the situation, we have a biblical responsibility, but we also have a responsibility as citizens of the United States to express the privileges afforded to us – that men and women have died on the battlefield to give us – and I’m not walking away from that.

  4. John Fetterman:

    A woman walks past me and stops and looks at me, and then says,' Ugh, there's that n-word that John Fetterman married. And, she said you don't belong here, and she called me a thief, and uttered some other ramblings. And,( she) kept walking, went to the other aisle, came back, said a few more things.

  5. Kyle Gariepy:

    He was just barking in the car and I walked past the car and I thought it was supposed to be a dog I was dog walking, it wasn’t a kidnapping it was just a simple mistake.

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