What does laying mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laying, egg layingnoun

    the production of eggs (especially in birds)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laying

    of Lay

  2. Layingnoun

    the act of one who, or that which, lays

  3. Layingnoun

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

  4. Layingnoun

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

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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. Eve Byrd:

    They might say,' Oh my gosh, I am not going to be laying on a couch telling my deepest, darkest thoughts. That's frightening,'.

  2. Kim Stemple:

    I am going to die; we are all going to die—I just have a little different perspective on it. so, I’m doing what makes me happy instead of laying on the couch looking at the loose hair on the pillow.

  3. Eric Carey:

    That could not have been proper procedure, when you walk into a room you assess the situation and you respond to what you see. If they( saw) my son laying there with a gunshot wound to his head you don't throw a sheet over his head and walk to the next person.

  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. Katie Bryant:

    A female answered the phone as I was FaceTiming, and she was screaming. And I was like, ‘What’s wrong?' And she said, ‘They shot him,' and faced the phone toward the driver’s seat, and my son was laying there. He was unresponsive. He looked dead. And I heard somebody say hang up the phone again, and it disconnected again.

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