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. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    Süddeutsche Zeitung is a media holding company owned by an American financial corporation, Goldman Sachs, that is, the ears of the instigators are sticking out everywhere, but they do not even redden.

  2. Paul Valery:

    La politique est l'art d'empcher les gens de se mler de ce qui les regarde. (Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are properly their business.

  3. Seiichi Fubasami:

    We are sticking to the goal despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

  4. Rob Carnell:

    It has to be done at some point, but it's like taking off a sticking plaster. It's going to hurt.

  5. Ezra Dolezal:

    I kind of saw it coming, instead of sticking to a simple story, she's been trying to make this really complex and it finally got too big for her to handle.

Images & Illustrations of sticking

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