What does laying mean?

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lay·ing

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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. Ilya Shapiro:

    This is almost entirely a political statement... this is kind of laying a marker.

  2. Dharmender Kumar Meena:

    There was a foundation-laying ceremony of a new Hindu temple and following the event the' prasad' was distributed. People started vomiting shortly after.

  3. Philippa Langley:

    Whether we bear a white or a red rose, whether for Richard or Henry ... whether for Leicester or York, we recognize at the graveside that all our journeys lead us to this place, where reputation counts for nothing and all human striving turns to dust. it's the conclusion to his story in that he's been found ... and we're laying his physical remains to rest. But in terms of Richard's story, that is only just beginning.

  4. 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.

  5. Zayya Lwin:

    They asked me to come along to the police station, but I refused and told them to send me an official letter laying out the charges.

Images & Illustrations of laying

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