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openings, plural;
  1. Coming at the beginning of something; initial
    • - she stole the show with her opening remark
  1. An aperture or gap, esp. one allowing access
    • - she peered through one of the smaller openings
  2. An opportunity to achieve something
    • - they seem to have exploited fully the openings offered
  3. An available job or position
    • - an opening for a professional engineer in the public works department
  4. A beginning; an initial part
    • - Maya started tapping out the opening of her story
  5. A formal or official beginning
    • - the official opening of the tourist season
  6. The occasion of the first performance of a play, movie, etc., or the start of an exhibition, marked by a celebratory gathering

  7. The occasion of a public building being officially ready for use, marked by a ceremony

  8. A recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game

  9. An attorney's preliminary statement of a case in a court of law

  10. An open piece of ground in a wooded area; a clearing
    • - I reached an opening in the forest

  1. an open or empty space in or between things; "there was a small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a gap in the wall"
  2. first or beginning; "the memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth"; "the play's opening scene"
  3. a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise
  4. becoming open or being made open; "the opening of his arms was the sign I was waiting for"
  5. the first performance (as of a theatrical production); "the opening received good critical reviews"
  6. the act of opening something; "the ray of light revealed his cautious opening of the door"
  7. A chess opening is the group of initial moves of a chess game. Recognized sequences of opening moves are referred to as openings as initiated by White or defenses, as created in reply by Black. There are many dozens of different openings, and hundreds of named variants. ...
  8. In mathematical morphology, opening is the dilation of the erosion of a set A by a structuring element B: where and denote erosion and dilation, respectively.
  9. Sura Al-Fatiha (سورة الفاتحة, Sūratu al-Fātihah, "The Opener") is the first chapter of the Muslim holy book, the Qur'an. Its seven verses are a prayer for God's guidance, and stress His lordship and mercy. ...
  10. (OPENINGS) A single job for which an area office has on file a request to select and refer an applicant or applicants.
  11. (OPENINGS) In connection with the building of a new restaurant in July 2001, The Grill on Hollywood, LLC was formed for the operation of a Grill restaurant at the new Hollywood and Highland entertainment and shopping complex in Hollywood, California. ...
  12. (OPENINGS) The more-or-less standardized and analyzed patterns of moves that both sides make at the start of a game. Some are named after people (Ruy Lopez), some after places (Budapest Counter-Gambit), some after pieces or moves (Four Knights Defense). ...
  13. (Openings) Genevan Gambler Attack, Left Wing Butterfly Defence, Big-Macedonian (Big-Mac), Delayed King's Pawn Game, Whistling Cavalry Charge, Pacified Knight
  14. (Openings) Glamorgan Careers Service job listings web site.
  15. (Openings) Nasal vestibule · Nostril · Posterior nasal apertures
  16. (Openings) They are two kinds, vertical and horizontal. Vertical openings are known as crevice openings, which are mere enlargements of the crevice in certain parts, these being sometimes co-extensive with the vein in length, and sometimes mere local enlargements. ...
  17. ((Opened)) Dhoby Ghaut · Bras Basah · Esplanade · Promenade · Nicoll Highway · Stadium · Mountbatten · Dakota · Paya Lebar · MacPherson · Tai Seng · Bartley · Serangoon · Lorong Chuan · Bishan · Marymount
  18. (Opened) (opening line) – This is the odds that were set when the line was first put out for betting.
  19. (Opened) August 22, 2008 (Replacing the Ice Rink, as Soccer Pitch); June 2009 (2nd time, as Soccer Pitch); May 25, 2010 (3rd time, as Stadium)
  20. The market opens at 9:30 a.m. ET each business day.
  21. The period at the beginning of the trading session officially designated by the exchange during which all transactions are considered made "at the opening."
  22. that phase of the game in which intelligence plays no part.
  23. Any standard activity that signals the formal beginning of a meeting, (i.e., reciting the Girl Scout Promise, flag ceremony, song, game, etc.).
  24. means a gap or void 12 inches (30.5 cm) or more in its least dimension in a floor, roof or other walking/working surface. For the purposes of this subpart, skylights and smoke domes that do not meet the strength requirements of § 1926.754(e)(3) shall be regarded as openings.
  25. When propagation is possible between two stations on the same frequency.