What does shaping mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shaping, defining(noun)

    any process serving to define the shape of something

  2. formation, shaping(adj)

    the act of fabricating something in a particular shape

  3. formative, shaping, plastic(adj)

    forming or capable of forming or molding or fashioning

    "a formative influence"; "a formative experience"

Wiktionary

  1. shaping(Noun)

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

  2. shaping(Noun)

    The action of the verb to shape.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shaping

    of Shape

Editors Contribution

  1. shaping

    Verb form of the word shape.

    Shaping metal is called metalwork.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 23, 2020  

Anagrams for shaping »

  1. pashing

  2. phasing

How to pronounce shaping?

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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say shaping in sign language?

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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. Jonny Kim:

    I'd say that the events that unfolded on August 2nd 2006 and days afterwards where we lost much better warriors than I, much braver and selfless, that those were much more formative in shaping what I do and will do for the rest of my life. And the actions of that day, we lost 2 really good men. I don't even know where to start. One of my good friends one of our good friends Ryan Job was hit in the face, and I learned a lot that day. Well, I think we all did.

  2. James Steyer:

    I think the sheer volume of media technology that kids are exposed to on a daily basis is mind-boggling, it just shows you that these kids live in this massive 24/7 digital media technology world, and it's shaping every aspect of their life. They spend far more time with media technology than any other thing in their life. This is the dominant intermediary in their life.

  3. Scott Sheppard:

    These distant objects are like breadcrumbs leading us to Planet X, the more of them we can find, the better we can understand the outer Solar System and the possible planet that we think is shaping their orbits -- a discovery that would redefine our knowledge of the Solar System's evolution.

  4. Ilya Feygin:

    I think April is shaping up to be a weak month for consumption but the economy is still growing, there is some concern about the first-quarter weakness spilling into the current quarter.

  5. Jennifer Dorian:

    Robert's contributions were fundamental in shaping TCM into what it is today and we owe him a debt of gratitude that can never be repaid.

Images & Illustrations of shaping

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