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lay·ing

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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. Gerry Connolly:

    What would happen tomorrow in the wake of this pandemic if The Postal Service announced tomorrow that they were going out of businesses and they were laying off all their workers ?

  2. Albert Wallace:

    I said, ‘Why is myson laying right here?’ and when I saw the pile of blood, I said ‘Justin, Justin, are you OK, son? You’re not responding, You’re not responding.'.

  3. Eve Byrd:

    The general public does not understand what therapy means, they might say,' Oh my gosh, I am not going to be laying on a couch telling my deepest, darkest thoughts. That's frightening,'.

  4. Jeremy Corbyn:

    I was present at that wreath-laying, I don’t think I was actually involved in it.”

  5. Meghan Markle:

    I feel that the media have unfairly preyed on him and he has really been admirable about laying low and not speaking out on certain things, i merely wanted him to be seen in a respectable light and that wasn't being done.

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    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    • A. incumbent
    • B. contagious
    • C. butch
    • D. tacky

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