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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knock, knocking(noun)

    the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)

    "the knocking grew louder"

Wiktionary

  1. knocking(Noun)

    An act in which something is knocked on, or the sound thus produced

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knocking

    of Knock

  2. Knocking(noun)

    a beating; a rap; a series of raps

Freebase

  1. Knocking

    Knocking is a 2006 documentary film directed by Joel Engardio and Tom Shepard that focuses on the civil liberties fought for by Jehovah's Witnesses. It focuses primarily on the stories of three Jehovah's Witnesses, and how their lives demonstrate three fundamental Witness teachings that have affected society in general: Conscientious objection, and rejection of blood transfusions and saluting the flag. Knocking won the jury award for best documentary at the 2006 USA Film Festival in Dallas and the audience award for best documentary at the 2006 Indianapolis International Film Festival. It has been shown at film festivals in Trenton, New Jersey; Flint, Michigan; Cleveland, Ohio; Reno, Nevada; East Lansing, Michigan. Knocking was first televised on the PBS series Independent Lens on May 22, 2007. It was also broadcast on the Australian television program Compass on May 18, 2008. The documentary is also available on DVD.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. knocking

    A slow but sure way of putting the skids under your prospects. Push in the door softly, and all things are yours--knock and nothing shall be opened unto you.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'knocking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3167

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How to say knocking in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knocking in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knocking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of knocking in a Sentence

  1. Robert Dunham:

    No improvement in the protocol will address the fact that midazolam is an inappropriate drug to use in executions, midazolam is not capable of knocking somebody out and keeping them insensate during the period in which other drugs are administered.

  2. Darren Huston:

    Heaven is Just and Infectious Disease Knocking At Your Door.

  3. Bill Brandt:

    Dan Koivisto could probably get by with half as many, but knocking out a local government is easier than it sounds. It requires legislation, and a lot of lawmakers on both sides of the aisle come from local government.

  4. Molly Ritner:

    Even though we might not be making the hard ask or knocking on their door the way we would be in an on ground the campaign, I think we're finding if you meet people where they are, we're having really effective conversations that we strongly believe people are going to remember in November.

  5. Olivia Nuzzi:

    I tried to knock on the basement door, but the gate was n’t open. Then I walked up the steps to the main door and knocked for, like, 10 minutes. And I ’m knocking, knocking, nobody’s answering. But after a while, I just touched the door knob, and the door was open. I walked in and I ’m in White House, by Olivia Nuzzi, so I tookthis photoof the quote on a wall. I peered around but I did n’t walk fully into White House.

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