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

How to pronounce laying?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Trump Jr.:

    The radical left are laying the groundwork to steal this election from my father.

  2. Chuck Hagel:

    The North Koreans have not signed any document working out, laying out, what steps they are going to take to denuclearize, there has been nothing stated, agreed to, framed signed, except what President Trump says they've said ... but now ... we have a whole different story, and it is the reality, it is not fantasy.

  3. Vladimir Putin:

    I'm not laying any claim to be this kind of a strongman that I'm being portrayed.

  4. 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.

  5. Jackson Fuqua:

    I saw a big trail of blood from the water to where the man was laying down on a beach towel. There were a lot of EMS workers all around him and they were frantically trying to help him and work to close the wounds he had.

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