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Definitions for pairing
ˈpɛər ɪŋpair·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coupling, mating, pairing, conjugation, union, sexual unionnoun

    the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes

    "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the mating of some species occurs only in the spring"

  2. pairingnoun

    the act of grouping things or people in pairs


  1. pairingnoun

    The combination or union of two things.

    The seeds were adjusted to make sure that there were good pairings for the tennis tournament.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pairing

    of Pair

    Etymology: [See Pair, v. i.]

  2. Pairingverb

    the act or process of uniting or arranging in pairs or couples

    Etymology: [See Pair, v. i.]

  3. Pairingverb

    see To pair off, under Pair, v. i

    Etymology: [See Pair, v. i.]


  1. Pairing

    The concept of pairing treated here occurs in mathematics.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pairing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pairing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of pairing in a Sentence

  1. Christian Horner:

    At that point in the race it was far from obvious which was the quicker route to go and we felt Vettel, as the biggest opponent, we would take him on with Ricciardo, i said it before the weekend and I really believe we've got the strongest pairing of drivers in Formula One now.

  2. Lam Chief Executive Martin Anstice:

    The pairing of Lam Research and KLA-Tencor brings industry leadership in process and process control together, accelerating our capability to address our customers' most difficult challenges as they scale to meet the market demands of lower power, higher performance, and smaller form factors.

  3. Christian Horner:

    The way Daniel's driving at the moment, I don't believe there's a better driver in Formula One than Daniel, the thought of the pairing is fantastically exciting for us.

  4. Rachel Courtney:

    I realized that the world was moving on but in a lot of respects, I wasn't, heidi ended up pairing me up with another woman who was a mentor, who had lost her father in an aircraft disaster.

  5. Emily Martorano:

    Instead of using cheese as the main source of nutrients, it really is a side, if we're pairing that cheese with something else -- a vegetable, a whole grain -- that's what's going to make it more of a satisfying, filling meal.

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    causing disapproval or protest
    • A. transparent
    • B. obnoxious
    • C. opaque
    • D. plush

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