Definition of Defining

1. Noun. Any process serving to define the shape of something.

Exact synonyms: Shaping
Generic synonyms: Physical Process, Process
Derivative terms: Define, Shape



Definition of Defining

1. Verb. (present participle of define) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Defining

1. define [v] - See also: define

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defining

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Literary usage of Defining

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1. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1869)
"WHEREAS a convention defining the rights, immunities, and privileges of Preamble, consuls, between the United States of America and his Majesty the King of ..."

2. A Grammar of the Homeric Dialect by David Binning Monro (1891)
"The use of the Article to show that the Noun denotes a known person or thing — the defining Article of later Greek— is rare in Homer. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1894)
"Insect Sight and the defining Power of Composite Eyes. immersion, was heated in hydrogen. The action would be represented by the formula 4Cu + S03 ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"... of the Statutes defining the jurisdiction of the courts of the United States. It was therefore properly held below that these two causes of action could ..."

5. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate, House of representatives, United States, Congress (1921)
"State police, defining the powers and duties of the State police in the enforcement of the Conservation Law, relative to fish and game, repealing certain ..."

6. Homelessness: Programs and the People They Serve: Findings of the National by Martha R. Burt (1999)
"defining Family and Single Status In this report, a client is considered to be in -A. ... defining Alcohol/Drug/Mental Health (ADM) Status In general, ..."

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