Definition of Perching

1. Verb. (present participle of perch) ¹



2. Noun. (textiles) Inspection of cloth before finishing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Perching

1. perch [v] - See also: perch

Perching Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perching

perceptualized
perceptualizes
perceptualizing
perceptually
perceptuomotor
perces
percesoces
perch
perchance
perched
perched wetland
percher
perchers
perchery
perches
perching (current term)
perching bird
perching birds
perchings
perchless
perchlike
perchlorate
perchlorates
perchloric
perchloric acid
perchloride
perchlorides
perchlorinate
perchlorinated
perchlorinates

Literary usage of Perching

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1. Report on the Birds of Pennsylvania: With Special Reference to the Food by Pennsylvania Ornithologist, Benjamin Harry Warren (1890)
"A little practice in field ornithology will enable one to recognize the Flycatchers from their habit of perching in wait for their prey upon some prominent ..."

2. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Introductory Chapters on by Frank Michler Chapman (1912)
"... carry the feet extended backward in flight, while all the Passeres, or perching Birds, carry them drawn up forward. In the intermediate groups (Cuckoos, ..."

3. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology (1869)
"ON THE MECHANISM OF perching IN BIRDS.1 By MORRISON WATSON, MD, Demonstrator of A natomy, University of Edinburgh. THE peculiar mode of action of the ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists (1869)
"... but one Scops — our well-known Screech Owl—to America north of the tropies.—JA ALLEN. A perching SNIPE. — Mr. WA Pope has observed the Scolopax Wil- ..."

5. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"... largely composed of shreds of grayish bark and lichens. Their eggs are like many others of the Hummers. perching BIRDS. Order XVII. PASSERES. COTINGAS. ..."

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