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. Fred Cannon:

    Overall it's shaping up to be a pretty challenging quarter because of the net interest rate environment.

  2. Hillary Rodham Clinton:

    The challenges of change are always hard. It is important that we begin to unpack those challenges that confront this nation and realize that we each have a role that requires us to change and become more responsible for shaping our own future.

  3. Leonardo Trasande:

    In so far as Europe is actively considering criteria for endocrine-disrupting chemicals and they are about to pursue action to limit exposure to chemicals in that category, this work is likely to be extremely important in shaping European policy.

  4. Loren Thompson:

    This is shaping up to be a replay of the tanker award when Boeing Co challenged the way in which Northrop was awarded a future The Air Force program.

  5. Steve Maraboli:

    Today stretches ahead of you waiting to be shaped. You are the sculptor who gets to do the shaping. What today will be like is up to you. "

Images & Illustrations of shaping

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