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  1. bobbingnoun

    The motion of something that bobs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bobbing

    of Bob


  1. Bobbing

    Bobbing is a village and civil parish in the Swale district of Kent, England, about a mile north-west of Sittingbourne, and forming part of its urban area. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 1,694. The medieval manor house of Bobbing Court, now a ruin, was built by the Savage family; it passed to the distinguished soldier Sir Conyers Clifford, and then by marriage into the St. Leger family. The strange career of Titus Oates, inventor of the Popish Plot, included a brief period as Vicar of Bobbing. He was presented with the living by the local squire, Sir George Moore in 1673, but his drunkenness and blasphemy so horrified his parishioners that they ejected him before the end of the year.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. bobbing

    A particular method of fishing for eels-- "His hook he bated with a dragon's tail, And sat upon a rock, and bobb'd for whale."

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bobbing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bobbing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of bobbing in a Sentence

  1. Jamie Griffin:

    Jamie Griffin was bobbing up and down and Amy said Jamie Griffin's in trouble, they were not where they needed to be at all. Six to eight-foot waves, it was very rough.

  2. Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

    The audience for the most part is awake because they are bobbing up and down and we sit there, stone faced, but we're not, at least I was not 100% sober.

  3. Yaron Schwarcz:

    Think of the sensors we've developed like a human hand. We've designed the same thing for the robot so that we imitate the human hand, every obstacle that it might have, like a head bobbing out the window, the robot will self-correct and move around it so as not to break a window.

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