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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"

ChatGPT

  1. sticking

    Sticking generally refers to the action or process of causing something to adhere or attach to another object or surface. This can be through a variety of means such as the use of adhesives like glue or tape, friction, or natural stickiness (like that of honey, gum, etc.). It can also refer to becoming fixed or embedded in a particular place or position.

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

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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. Don Lemon:

    The rioting has to stop, its showing up in the polling. Its showing up in focus groups. ... it is the only thing right now that is sticking.

  2. 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.

  3. Aaron Kandola:

    It may require some trial and error, but finding the right type of physical activity (or activities) for you will increase the chances of sticking with it for longer, it can also be a good way to meet new people or explore new areas.

  4. Nicholas Balboa:

    Finally, I got close enough to hear him, and he said,' Can you see my hand ?' he was sticking his hand up.... through the debris. And I could see his hand and his fingers wiggling.

  5. Suzy Karadsheh:

    But I do love the energy and getting together with friends and family around some delicious food, for me, it starts with the dips. I usually do three dips at a given party, and this year, I ’m sticking with some family favorites.

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