Definition of Panting

1. Noun. Breathing heavily (as after exertion).

Exact synonyms: Heaving
Generic synonyms: Breathing, External Respiration, Respiration, Ventilation
Derivative terms: Heave, Pant, Pant



2. Noun. Any fabric used to make trousers.
Exact synonyms: Trousering
Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile

Definition of Panting

1. Verb. (present participle of pant) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Panting

1. pant [v] - See also: pant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Panting

panthers
panthodic
pantie
pantied
pantieless
panties
pantihose
pantile
pantiled
pantiles
pantiless
pantiliner
pantiliners
pantine
pantines
panting (current term)
pantingly
pantings
pantisocracies
pantisocracy
pantisocrat
pantisocratic
pantisocratical
pantisocratist
pantisocratists
pantisocrats
pantleg
pantlegs
pantler
pantlers

Literary usage of Panting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1918)
"In the former the two or three beams, in trying to restrain the panting movement ... If panting or other beams are placed at mid-depth in a deep hold (Fig. ..."

2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... held from flight The panting steeds of both their lords bereft. But that his cry stung Glaucus to the quick ; Whose heart was troubled that he could not ..."

3. Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years Personal Experience Among the Red Men by Richard Irving Dodge (1884)
"The Warrior's Ordeal — panting for the Knife — How Suffering is Courted — Stalwart Endurance of Pain—The ... The boy of sixteen to twenty years, panting for ..."

4. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"Meantime, his father, now no father, stood, And wash'd his wounds by Tiber's yellow flood: Oppress'd with anguish, panting, and o'er- spent, His fainting ..."

5. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau (1873)
"The river has done its stint, and appears not to flow, but lie at its length reflecting the light, and the haze over the woods is like the inaudible panting ..."

6. The Life and Theatrical Times of Charles Kean, F.S.A. by Fanny Kemble, Kate Field, John William Cole (1882)
"woman sat silently contemplating our evolutions, and as we brought them to a conclusion, and stood (not like the Graces) puffing and panting round her, ..."

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