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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knock, knockingnoun

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

    "the knocking grew louder"

Wiktionary

  1. knockingnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knocking

    of Knock

  2. Knockingnoun

    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.

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

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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. Kevin Durant:

    I want to get better shots sometimes, but like a couple of them are like, ‘I’m hot, let me risk it,’ i was just trying to get the best shots that I can. Sometimes it might be over a guy in the lane, but I feel like that’s open and I have to keep knocking them down.

  2. Anna Eskamani:

    There should be robo-dialing, there should be door knocking. We should be going into communities, people feel it’s like a gameshow, like a race and it should n’t be like that. It should be a more thoughtful and strategic approach that is centralized.

  3. Cristian Lins Silva:

    The government changed, and the doors started closing, i had enough of knocking on doors asking for help and not getting anything.

  4. Alessandra Biaggi:

    Her race put a massive crack in cynicism, in a way that people said,' Whoa, this is possible and it can happen here,' more volunteers came in, more shifts knocking doors, more small-dollar donations, and it has been one of the key pieces to Zephyr Teachout progress right now.

  5. President Biden:

    Now we need to go community by community, neighborhood by neighborhood and often times door-to-door – literally knocking on doors – to get help to the remaining people protected from the virus.

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    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    • A. encumbrance
    • B. germ
    • C. ternion
    • D. dint

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