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Princeton's WordNet

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

    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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Suidobashi CEO Kogoro Kurata:

    It's interesting, I'll give them that, but come on guys, make it interesting! Just building something huge and sticking guns on it... it's... super-American.

  2. Susan Peckenschneider:

    We want our members to remain sticking with the program and to come back to our brand, and the best way to do that is to offer rewards that are enticing, relevant and valuable to their travel experience.

  3. Rick Roth:

    To say that one particular issue is a sticking point to a potential deal just isn’t based in reality.  A number of very serious issues remain for countries to negotiate.

  4. 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.

  5. Paul Ryan:

    I don't think that sticking up for being a person with balance in your life, for wanting to spend your weekends in your home with your family... I don't think that means signing up for some new unfunded mandate.

Images & Illustrations of sticking

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