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ˈhɔ kɪŋhawk·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hawking, Stephen Hawking, Stephen William Hawkingnoun

    English theoretical physicist (born in 1942)

  2. vending, peddling, hawking, venditionnoun

    the act of selling goods for a living

Wiktionary

  1. hawkingnoun

    Action of the verb to hawk.

  2. Hawkingnoun

    The surname of the theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking used attributively in the name of various theories and results in physics.

  3. Hawkingnoun

    An English patronymic surname, variant of Hawkins.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hawking

    of Hawk

Freebase

  1. Hawking

    Hawking is a feeding strategy in birds involving catching flying insects in the air. The term usually refers to a technique of sallying out from a perch to snatch an insect and then returning to the same or a different perch. This technique is called “flycatching” and some birds known for it are several families of “flycatchers”: Old World flycatchers, Monarch flycatchers, and Tyrant flycatchers. Other birds, such as swifts, swallows, and nightjars, also take insects on the wing in continuous aerial feeding. The term “hawking” comes from the similarity of this behavior to the way hawks take prey in flight, although, whereas raptors may catch prey with their feet, hawking is the behavior of catching insects in the bill. Many birds have a combined strategy of both hawking insects and gleaning them from foliage.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hawking in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hawking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of hawking in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Stephen Hawking implies that we are living in a Godless Universe or a Kingless Kingdom! In that case, Mankind must ascend the throne.

  2. Oscar Ekponimo:

    We met one lady who has six children and survives on 400 naira ($1.05)a day, she sells firewood and kunu (a local drink). One day the task force seized her kunu for hawking in the street, and she had nothing. She had to feed her family on what she made. So it's nice to see the impact of what we're doing.

  3. Lydia Sebastian:

    I don't think I can be compared to such great intellectuals such as Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. They've achieved so much. I don't think it's right.

  4. Jim Parsons:

    So much of our show is related, based on, adjacent to everything that Stephen Hawking did, strove to do, thought about, was passionate about through Stephen Hawking entire life and career. The fact that Stephen Hawking knew of our show, was interested in being on it, was willing to come play with us group of monkeys for a couple days was really moving, it was just, it was an amazing experience. It was an intimidating one. I ’d be lying if I said I was comfortable. … To get to finally meet him was, it was just overwhelming.

  5. Hassan Umar:

    It was an eyesore looking at the scene which is littered with chopped flesh and battered bodies of victims, about 16 bodies were evacuated from the scene while over 30 persons were injured. Most casualties were children hawking sachets of water and peanuts. Some were begging for alms.

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