What does shaping mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shaping, definingnoun

    any process serving to define the shape of something

  2. formation, shapingadjective

    the act of fabricating something in a particular shape

  3. formative, shaping, plasticadjective

    forming or capable of forming or molding or fashioning

    "a formative influence"; "a formative experience"

Wiktionary

  1. shapingnoun

    A method of positive reinforcement of behaviour patterns in operant conditioning.

  2. shapingnoun

    The action of the verb to shape.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shaping

    of Shape

Editors Contribution

  1. shapingverb

    Verb form of the word shape.

    Shaping metal is called metalwork.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 23, 2020  

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  1. pashing

  2. phasing

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shaping in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shaping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of shaping in a Sentence

  1. Josh Hawley:

    That silence must end. The American people deserve answers, you said last fall that you did not know whether members of your office coordinated with the NSBA, but since then you have had plenty of time to find out. You must immediately explain your own role in this affair, as well as how intimately involved the NSBA and other groups were in shaping the official actions of your office.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Where there is little thinking, there is big shaping of the people!

  3. Nobert Reithofer:

    With Oliver Zipse, a decisive strategic and analytical leader will assume the Chair of the Board of Management of BMW AG. He will provide the BMW Group with fresh momentum in shaping the mobility of the future.

  4. Robert F. Kennedy, 1966 speech to South African young people:

    Our future may lie beyond our vision, but it is not completely beyond our control. It is the shaping impulse of America that neither fate nor nature nor the irresistible tides of history, but the work of our own hands, matched to reason and principle, that will determine our destiny. There is pride in that, even arrogance, but there is also experience and truth. In any event, it is the only way we can live.

  5. Oded Eran:

    They would take part in decision shaping, but not decision making, they could attend( ministerial) councils in those policy areas and be able to speak but not vote.

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