What does viewing mean?

Definitions for viewing
ˈvyu ɪŋview·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. screening, showing, viewingnoun

    the display of a motion picture

  2. wake, viewingnoun

    a vigil held over a corpse the night before burial

    "there's no weeping at an Irish wake"

Wiktionary

  1. viewingnoun

    An instance of viewing something.

  2. viewingnoun

    A wake.

ChatGPT

  1. viewing

    Viewing refers to the act or process of inspecting or examining something visually. This can apply to various contexts, such as viewing artwork in a gallery, viewing a video or film on a screen, or viewing a physical landscape or scene. The object or material being viewed is generally being observed or analyzed in some manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Viewing

    of View

Wikidata

  1. Viewing

    In funeral services, a viewing is the time that the family and friends come to see the deceased after they have been prepared by a funeral home. It is generally recommended that any body to be viewed be embalmed in order to create the best possible presentation of the deceased. A viewing may take place at the funeral parlour, in a family home or at a church or chapel prior to the actual funeral service. Some cultures, such as the Māori of New Zealand, often take the body to the Marae or tribal community hall. Viewing is sometimes combined with a celebration of the decedent's life called a wake although in some places the term wake is interchangeable with viewing. Many authorities consider the viewing important to the grieving process as it gives a chance to say goodbye on a personal level. It also can make it easier to accept the reality of the death, which can often seem unreal especially in the industrial world where death is handled by professionals and the family may only know of a death through phone calls rather than experiencing it as it occurs.

Editors Contribution

  1. viewingverb

    Verb form of the word view.

    The TV viewing details were online, to be honest we prefer to be outdoors.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 10, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of viewing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of viewing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of viewing in a Sentence

  1. David Hammond:

    Viewing an image of the effects of lung cancer or heart disease communicates the severity of smoking-related disease far more effectively than words alone.

  2. Veneeta Eason:

    It gives you a wider viewing area to view all kinds of reading material, whether it’s digital or print, so that your eyes don’t have to converge as sharply as with a traditional lens – that’s what fatigues the [eye] muscles, these lenses are for the consumer that is a little bit older, the generation X, the baby boomer. They are the ones that have traditionally worn bifocals.

  3. Eric Rosengren:

    It is encouraging to see that rating agencies are viewing the actions taken as significantly reducing the... problem.

  4. Victor Isuku:

    A suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber detonated IEDs (improvised explosive devices) at a mosque in Ajilari and some insurgents also threw IEDs at a viewing center, total casualty figure is now 54.

  5. Patrick Hartigan in a statement:

    By the time skies are fully dark in Houston, for example, the conjunction will be just 9 degrees above the horizon, viewing that would be manageable if the weather cooperates and you have an unobstructed view to the southwest.

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