What does beating mean?

Definitions for beating
ˈbi tɪŋbeat·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beating, whipping(noun)

    the act of overcoming or outdoing

  2. beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whacking(noun)

    the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

Wiktionary

  1. beating(Noun)

    action of the verb to beat

  2. beating(Noun)

    a heavy defeat or setback

  3. beating(Noun)

    the pulsation of the heart

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beating

    of Beat

  2. Beating(noun)

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

  3. Beating(noun)

    pulsation; throbbing; as, the beating of the heart

  4. Beating(noun)

    pulsative sounds. See Beat, n

  5. Beating(noun)

    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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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say beating in sign language?

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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. Carly Fiorina:

    I dare Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama to watch these tapes. Watch a fully formed fetus on the table, its heart beating, its legs kicking while someone says we have to keep it alive to harvest its brain.

  2. Philip Sidney:

    Thus, with child to speak, and helpless in my throes, biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite: Fool! said my muse to me, look in thy heart, and write.

  3. Jodi McDade:

    The media gives us such a beating. Right now we're going through all the brouhaha over the Confederate Flag and refighting the Civil War, the notion that we're all toting our sheet and white top hat and stuff is so wrong, and I'm hoping that's what people will see.

  4. Johnny Wowk:

    My shoes are so tough, I give them a beating every day and they never complain. -Johnny The Walker

  5. Muhammad Ali:

    If you ever dream of beating me then you better wake up and apologise

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. defiant
    • B. extroversive
    • C. butch
    • D. tacky

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