What does laying mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laying, egg laying(noun)

    the production of eggs (especially in birds)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laying

    of Lay

  2. Laying(noun)

    the act of one who, or that which, lays

  3. Laying(noun)

    the act or period of laying eggs; the eggs laid for one incubation; a clutch

  4. Laying(noun)

    the first coat on laths of plasterer's two-coat work

Freebase

  1. Laying

    Laying is the skill of making equipment level. It usually involves moving equipment in small motions so that spirit levels are centralised in all planes. Movement is usually done by small worm gears or other fine setting devices for accurate small movements, together with other more coarse gears to allow large swings in motion for quick movement between different settings. Equipment that requires laying before it is can be used accurately includes: ⁕theodolites ⁕guns and howitzers in the indirect fire mode

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'laying' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4287

How to pronounce laying?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say laying in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of laying in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of laying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of laying in a Sentence

  1. Ruth Scully:

    Anybody with kids has seen their children laying on the floor before. I think that's why the picture grabbed so many people, it's real.

  2. Paul Ryan:

    Let's be frank: The House is broken, we are not solving problems. We are adding to them. And I am not interested in laying blame. We are not settling scores. We are wiping the slate clean. Neither the members nor the people are satisfied with how things are going. We need to make some changes, starting with how the House does business.

  3. Fawaz Gerges:

    The Arab states, including Jordan -- after the incident with the pilot [burned to death by ISIS when his plane crashed in Syria] -- are laying low, iSIS doesn't just exist in Syria and Iraq -- it has major constituency supporters in almost all Arab countries, including Saudi, Kuwait, Lebanon and Jordan. So they want to really minimize the risks.

  4. Frank Storino:

    It’s relieving. It took us a while to get us to this point … purchasing it, engineering and laying out the new pier, it was a lot of work to get to this point, but it feels great now that we got there.

  5. Brian Deese:

    Certainly our hope is that we are laying forth template that other countries could also learn from and look at as well.

Images & Illustrations of laying

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