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Definitions for peeling
ˈpi lɪŋpeel·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. desquamation, peeling, sheddingnoun

    loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales


  1. peelingnoun

    The act of removing the outer surface in strips.

    Peeling a hard-boiled egg takes practice.

  2. peelingnoun

    Strips of an outer rind or surface that has been removed.

    She flavored the broth with vegetable peelings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Peeling

    of Peel

Rap Dictionary

  1. peelingnoun

    What comes off when peeling a cap. The bigger the cap, the bigger the peelin' -- Ice Cube (Steady mobbin'). Note that Cube is paraphrasing a Parliament line, where George Clinton says "The bigger the headache, the bigger the pill", but the way he says it, "pill" comes out sounding like peel".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of peeling in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of peeling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of peeling in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Peeling an apple with a sword is not something original; it is vulgar!

  2. Caleb Mulvena:

    We wanted to respect the idea that a meadow was here, rather than obliterating the meadow and planting a large trophy home, we wanted to take the idea of peeling the meadow up and kind of tuck the house underneath it.

  3. Khalid El Bakraoui:

    You can start basically peeling back the onion, hopefully what it will do is it will speed up the process by which they can actually look at all of the different elements of this and possibly roll up some more suspects.

  4. Neel Raithatha:

    I had to be very delicate when peeling the dead infected skin off the ear canal and eardrum, he said. It usually takes half the time.

  5. John Rogers:

    Premature babies, especially those at gestational ages less than 30 weeks, have skin that is highly underdeveloped, it's very common that these babies receive injury to the skin when peeling away the tapes.

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    a state of irritation or annoyance
    • A. caddie
    • B. huff
    • C. abrade
    • D. fluster

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