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?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    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. Cory Booker:

    I'm in this to win it. It's not a vanity play. I'm not sticking around for ego, i don't think you should be in this primary, at least this is my values, my lens, I'm not going to be in this primary unless I have a viable path to victory. We have that right now. But in the fourth quarter we're going to need help and I'm hoping people will help.

  2. Van Beurden:

    You have to believe us that setting an ambition, sticking my neck out, my personal reputation, the reputation of the company, is a big enough incentive to get it right.

  3. 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.

  4. Chaney Adams:

    State exchanges are the federal government's way of sticking states with the cost and responsibility of a massive new bureaucratic program, the right decision was made for South Carolina, and Governor Haley would make it again today.

  5. Keyonna Moore:

    Not for social media and not just to get people to like her for doing something so good, but from the kindness of her heart. She’s a very good friend to Tyuan and she’s planning on sticking beside him.

Images & Illustrations of sticking

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