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Wiktionary

  1. rakingnoun

    The act or process of using a rake; the going over a space with a rake.

  2. rakingnoun

    A space gone over with a rake; also, the work done, or the quantity of hay, grain, etc., collected, by going once over a space with a rake.

Wikipedia

  1. Raking

    Raking (also called "raking ratio estimation" or "iterative proportional fitting") is the statistical process of adjusting data sample weights of a contingency table to match desired marginal totals.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Raking

    of Rake

  2. Rakingnoun

    the act or process of using a rake; the going over a space with a rake

  3. Rakingnoun

    a space gone over with a rake; also, the work done, or the quantity of hay, grain, etc., collected, by going once over a space with a rake

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. raking

    Cannonading a ship, so that the shot shall range in the direction of her whole length between decks, called a raking fire; and is similar to military enfilading.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of raking in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of raking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of raking in a Sentence

  1. Israel Klein:

    It’s really a money making venture, they’re raking in the dollars and it’s an extreme abuse of power.

  2. Ron Johnson:

    I just haven't decided, i still have time. The only people that really want me to decide are the consultants, probably want to start raking in the bucks out of these campaigns.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I was watching the firemen the other day, and they were raking areas, they were raking areas where the fire was right over there, and they're raking... little bushes, that you could see are totally dry, weeds. And they're raking them -- they're on fire.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I was with the President of Finland and he said we have -- much different -- we are a forest nation. He called it a forest nation, and they spend a lot of time on raking and cleaning and doing things, and they don't have any problem. And when it is, it's a very small problem. So I know everybody's looking at that to that end.

  5. James Cromwell:

    Why, when it’s so important now, to address climate change, and to understand the violence to the animals that go on to make dairy products… and there’s no reason for it except greed, when will you stop raking in huge profits while customers, animals and the environment suffer? When will you stop penalizing people for their ethnicities, their morals?

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