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
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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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. William Jackson at Capital Economics:

    Law and Justice seems to be sticking to its election pledges...you can basically draw a straight line for the zloty from May until now.

  2. Robert Reisz:

    When we see dinosaurs in popular culture, such as in Jurassic Park, we see them depicted with big teeth sticking out of their mouths.

  3. Ellen DeGeneres:

    Ellen DeGeneres from Ellen DeGeneres daytime talk show in 2006. Kathy Griffin explained Kathy Griffin wished there was more of a comradery between female comics. My issue with Ellen DeGeneres is simple, you know, the guys in comedy are so good about sticking together. I feel sad that women don't support each other the way the guys do. Joan [ Rivers ] and I would talk about this all the time. Patriarchy pits us against each other.

  4. Patrick Wardle:

    While the average user talking about their daily activities with their family over Zoom are probably fine, I would recommend sticking with the platforms created by more mature companies.

  5. Scott Snyder:

    These sanctions, on paper, would quarantine the North Korean economy from the international community, but it’s possible that what may happen, is North Korean trade with China is simply moved off the books, it’s really implementation and enforcement that remains the critical sticking point.

Images & Illustrations of sticking

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