What does leveling mean?

Definitions for leveling
lev·el·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grading, levelingnoun

    changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface

  2. razing, leveling, tearing down, demolishingnoun

    complete destruction of a building

  3. equalization, equalisation, levelingnoun

    the act of making equal or uniform

Wikipedia

  1. leveling

    Levelling or leveling (American English; see spelling differences) is a branch of surveying, the object of which is to establish or verify or measure the height of specified points relative to a datum. It is widely used in geodesy and cartography to measure vertical position with respect to a vertical datum, and in construction to measure height differences of construction artifacts.

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  1. leveling

    Leveling is the process of making something flat, even, or balanced. It can involve adjusting, aligning, or standardizing differences to ensure equality or fairness. This term can be used in various contexts like construction, video games, economics, or social sciences. For instance, in construction, leveling is about creating a flat surface. In video games, it pertains to the progression of a character's skills and abilities. In economics, it involves achieving economic equality, while in sociology, it discusses reducing disparities in societal or institutional hierarchies.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Leveling

    of Level

  2. Levelingnoun

    the act or operation of making level

  3. Levelingnoun

    the art or operation of using a leveling instrument for finding a horizontal line, for ascertaining the differences of level between different points of the earth's surface included in a survey, for establishing grades, etc., as in finding the descent of a river, or locating a line of railroad

  4. Etymology: [Written also levelling.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. leveling

    The art of finding how much higher or lower horizontally any given point on the earth's surface is, than another point on the same; practised in various ways.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of leveling in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of leveling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of leveling in a Sentence

  1. Dean Turner:

    In recent sessions, markets have been reacting to every indicator, opinion poll and betting odds alike. Sterling, the FTSE 100 and the gilt market are all (relatively) flat, leveling off from some of the cautiously optimistic rallies earlier in the week.

  2. Hannah Arendt:

    We have almost succeeded in leveling all human activities to the common denominator of securing the necessities of life and providing for their abundance.

  3. Galen Sherwin:

    It shouldn’t take the intervention of the ACLU to get a test administrator to do this, it is leveling the playing field, and without it, women taking these grueling, all-day exams would be in very distracting and medically risky situations.

  4. Masaki Kuwahara:

    Manufacturers' sentiment is leveling off while capital expenditure holds firm. I'm watching how fears of trade protectionism may affect corporate capex planning from now on.

  5. Scott Gutz:

    There's been a leveling of the playing field.

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