What does beating mean?

Definitions for beating
ˈbi tɪŋbeat·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beating, whippingnoun

    the act of overcoming or outdoing

  2. beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whackingnoun

    the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

Wiktionary

  1. beatingnoun

    action of the verb to beat

  2. beatingnoun

    a heavy defeat or setback

  3. beatingnoun

    the pulsation of the heart

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beating

    of Beat

  2. Beatingnoun

    the act of striking or giving blows; punishment or chastisement by blows

  3. Beatingnoun

    pulsation; throbbing; as, the beating of the heart

  4. Beatingnoun

    pulsative sounds. See Beat, n

  5. Beatingnoun

    the process of sailing against the wind by tacks in zigzag direction

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. beating

    The operation of making progress by alternate tacks at sea against the wind, in a zig-zag line, or transverse courses; beating, however, is generally understood to be turning to windward in a storm or fresh wind.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beating in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of beating in a Sentence

  1. Maung Saung Kha:

    We had just said that we would disperse and end the demonstration and then the police started beating us. They broke police ethics and the rule of law. Nine people from our group have been arrested.

  2. Ricky Martin:

    Today is a great day for my island, my heart is beating out of my chest. How proud I am to live in a country of equality.

  3. Kate Carnell:

    We don't want him to focus on beating Bill Shorten. we want him to focus on running the country.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I think we've become very weak and ineffective. I think that's why we're not beating ISIS. It's that mentality.

  5. Tom Steyer:

    I've spent over a decade fighting oil companies and beating them at the ballot box. I've led the charge for clean energy across the country at the ballot box, i've worked to stop pipelines. I've worked to stop fossil fuel plants. We're talking about the future, but you can look at my history and know that this is something that is an absolutely top priority for me.

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