What does sticking mean?

Definitions for sticking
stick·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jutting, projected, projecting, protruding, relieved, sticking(p), sticking out(p)(adj)

    extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary

    "the jutting limb of a tree"; "massive projected buttresses"; "his protruding ribs"; "a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sticking

    of Stick

  2. Sticking

    a. & n. from Stick, v

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Sticking

    The adherence, after the current is cut off, of the armature to the poles of a magnet. In telegraphy it is a cause of annoyance and obstructs the working. It may, in telegraphy, be due to too weak a spring for drawing back the armature, or to imperfect breaking of the contact by the despatcher's key or by the receiver's relay.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sticking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3394

How to pronounce sticking?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say sticking in sign language?

  1. sticking

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sticking in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sticking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of sticking in a Sentence

  1. Robert Kaestner:

    The real sticking point.

  2. Vice President Joe Biden:

    I call it sticking with what works.

  3. Lee Graese:

    That’s like sticking bobcats in gunnysacks.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Stick to life, just like a baby sticking to a candy!

  5. John Higgins:

    This is like putting a sticking plaster on a broken leg.

Images & Illustrations of sticking

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