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readings, plural;
  1. The action or skill of reading written or printed matter silently or aloud
    • - suggestions for further reading
    • - reading skills
    • - a cursory reading of the minutes
  2. Written or printed matter that can be read
    • - his main reading was detective stories
  3. Used to convey the specified quality of such written or printed matter
    • - his file certainly makes interesting reading
  4. Knowledge of literature
    • - a man of wide reading
  5. The formal reading aloud of a legal document to an audience
    • - the reading of a will
  6. An occasion at which poetry or other pieces of literature are read aloud to an audience

  7. A piece of literature or passage of scripture read aloud to a group of people
    • - readings from the Bible
  8. An interpretation
    • - feminist readings of Goethe
    • - his reading of the situation was justified
  9. A form in which a given passage appears in a particular edition of a text

  10. A figure or amount shown by a meter or other measuring instrument
    • - radiation readings were taken every hour
  11. A stage of debate in a parliament through which a bill must pass before it can become law
    • - the bill returns to the House for its final reading next week

  1. the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message; "his main reading was detective stories"; "suggestions for further reading"
  2. a particular interpretation or performance; "on that reading it was an insult"; "he was famous for his reading of Mozart"
  3. a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument; "he could not believe the meter reading"; "the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm"
  4. written material intended to be read; "the teacher assigned new readings"; "he bought some reading material at the airport"
  5. interpretation: a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
  6. a city on the River Thames in Berkshire in southern England
  7. Reading is an action performed by computers, to acquire data from a source and place it into their volatile memory for processing. For example, a computer may read information off a floppy disk and store it in random access memory to be placed on the hard drive to be processed at a future date. ...
  8. HM Prison Reading, formerly known as Reading Gaol, is Young Offenders Institution for male prisoners, located in Reading, Berkshire, England. The prison is operated by Her Majesty's Prison Service.
  9. A reading of a bill is a debate on the bill held before the general body of a legislature, as opposed to before a committee or other group. In the Westminster system, there are usually several readings of a bill among the stages it passes through before becoming law as an Act of Parliament. ...
  10. Reading is a town situated in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, some north of central Boston. The population was 23,708 at the 2000 census. The name of the town is pronounced red-ing rather than reed-ing.
  11. Reading Station is a historic commuter rail station in Reading, Massachusetts, United States, on the Haverhill/Reading Line of the Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad, a branch of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA). ...
  12. Reading is a city in southeastern Pennsylvania, USA, and seat of Berks County. The center of the Greater Reading Area, it had a population of 81,207 in the 2000 census; by 2008, it was estimated to have fallen to 80,560, making it the fifth largest city in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia, ...
  13. The process of interpreting written language; The process of interpreting a symbol, a sign or a measuring device; A value indicated by a measuring device; A meeting where written material is read aloud; An interpretation; Made or used for reading
  14. (read) A reading or an act of reading, especially an actor's part of a play; To think, believe; to consider (that); To look at and interpret letters or other information that is written; To speak aloud words or other information that is written. ...
  15. (reader) A person who reads a publication; A person who recites literary works, usually to an audience; A proofreader; A university lecturer below a professor; A book of exercises to accompany a textbook; A literary anthology; A lay or minor cleric who reads lessons in a church service; A ...
  16. (Readings) (NP p. 106+): our text doesn't really talk about traditional workshops, but what it does talk about is having a private reading of your work first where you take notes, and then revise. ...
  17. (Readings) And when she revealed herself, she went to the top of the tree, and I saw she was beautiful, with her hair brown, dark brown, her eyes that were light brown and she had very fine, very pretty eyebrows, tiny mouth, a nose very straight and her complexion was so beautiful, it was skin ...
  18. (Readings) Global Marketing, Warren J. Keegan and Mark C. Green, Prentice Hall 2007.
  19. (Readings) The lessons that are read during a worship service.
  20. Readings can be found in the electronic journal section of the University of Florida Health Science Library.  The pdf files of the articles are also available on the Animal Sciences server at t:/hansen/ans6313.  In addition, Dr. Hansen willl email the pdf file for each paper before class. ...
  21. (Read) To copy data to a place where it can be used by a program. The term is commonly used to describe copying data from a storage medium, such as a disk, to main memory.
  22. (read) A fundamental operation that results only in the flow of information from an object to a subject. [AJP][NCSC/TG004][TCSEC][TNI] Fundamental operation in an IS that results only in the flow of information from an object to a subject. ...
  23. (Read) The ability of the handler to understand and anticipate the thoughts of the stock and/or the dog in order to maintain control over both. The ability of the dog to anticipate the behavior of the stock.
  24. (Read) or Post Comments Post hate mail
  25. (Read) Trucker slang for hear as in "Can you read me there Baylor."