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mark·ing

 (mär′kĭng)
n.
1.
a. A making or giving of a mark.
b. A mark or marks made.
2. A mark or pattern of marks on an organism: a snake with colorful markings.

marking

(ˈmɑːkɪŋ)
n
1. a mark or series of marks
2. (Biology) the arrangement of colours on an animal, plant, etc
3. (Education) assessment and correction of school children's or students' written work by teaching staff

mark•ing

(ˈmɑr kɪŋ)

n.
1. a mark or marks.
2. a pattern of marks or colorations, as on a plant or animal.
3. the act of one that marks.

marking

  • pastry wheel, pastry jagger - A pastry wheel or pastry jagger is a handled tool with a thin sharp wheel, used for marking and cutting rolled-out dough.
  • stocking - A white marking on the lower part of a horse's leg.
  • on the dot - Probably a reference to the minute hand of the clock being exactly over the dot marking the given minute on the dial.
  • hilum - The scar on a seed marking the point where it was attached to its seed vessel.

marking

To maintain contact on a target from such a position that the marking unit has an immediate offensive capability.

marking

Staying within playing distance of an opponent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marking - a distinguishing symbolmarking - a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"
earmark - identification mark on the ear of a domestic animal
brand - identification mark on skin, made by burning
symbol - an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
assay-mark, authentication, hallmark - a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity
postmark - a cancellation mark stamped on mail by postal officials; indicates the post office and date of mailing
watermark - a distinguishing mark impressed on paper during manufacture; visible when paper is held up to the light
broad arrow - an arrowhead mark identifying British government property
milepost, milestone - stone post at side of a road to show distances
peg, pin - small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
pip, spot - a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)
label - an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object
cairn - a mound of stones piled up as a memorial or to mark a boundary or path
2.marking - a pattern of marks
pattern, design, figure - a decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the doors"
blaze - a light-colored marking; "they chipped off bark to mark the trail with blazes"; "the horse had a blaze between its eyes"
crisscross, cross, mark - a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
eyespot, ocellus - an eyelike marking (as on the wings of some butterflies); usually a spot of color inside a ring of another color
shading - graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting
maculation, patch, speckle, dapple, fleck, spot - a small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red"
streak, stripe, bar - a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background; "a green toad with small black stripes or bars"; "may the Stars and Stripes forever wave"
3.marking - evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or scoremarking - evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score; "what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do"
evaluation, rating - act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
4.marking - the act of making a visible mark on a surfacemarking - the act of making a visible mark on a surface
decoration - the act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)
lineation - the act of marking or outlining with lines
mottling - the act of coloring with areas of different shades
striping - the act of marking with stripes
Translations

marking

[ˈmɑːkɪŋ]
A. N
1. (= mark) → señal f, marca f; (on animal) → pinta f; (= colouration) → coloración f
2. (Brit) (Scol) → corrección f (de exámenes, deberes etc)
3. (Ftbl) → marcaje m
B. CPD marking ink Ntinta f indeleble
marking pen Nrotulador m

marking

[ˈmɑːrkɪŋ] n
(on animal)marque f
(on road)signalisation f

marking

n
Markierung f; (on animal) → Zeichnung f
(of exams) (= correcting)Korrektur f; (= grading)Benotung f
(Sport) → Decken nt, → Deckung f

marking

[ˈmɑːkɪŋ] n
a. (on animal) → marcatura di colore; (on road) → segnaletica orizzontale
b. (Brit) (Scol) → correzione f (dei compiti)
c. (Ftbl) → marcamento, marcatura
References in classic literature ?
In our diagram the line of succession is broken at regular intervals by small numbered letters marking the successive forms which have become sufficiently distinct to be recorded as varieties.
That he had no fear of or desire to avoid responsibility for his acts he grimly evidenced by marking with a dagger's point upon the foreheads of those who fell before his own sword the initials NT.
To the untrained eye the collection of delicate originals made by the human finger on the glass plates looked about alike; but when enlarged ten times they resembled the markings of a block of wood that has been sawed across the grain, and the dullest eye could detect at a glance, and at a distance of many feet, that no two of the patterns were alike.
Now then," said Wilson, "I have here the natal autographs of the two children--thrown up to ten times the natural size by the pantograph, so that anyone who can see at all can tell the markings apart at a glance.
That little marking tells you it meets the standards for wood packaging materials.
Tire manufacturing, in particular, has necessarily taken leadership in many advancements in product marking technology.
The Reference Standard calls for the entire width of the tread to be marked or owners can use a side edge marking option.
This indicates that independent organizations have recognized a common need and come to a common conclusion--automated part marking must be done to reap downstream data usage benefits.
Fast, programmable, environmentally clean laser marking has established a niche in basic marking of dates and product codes, but it is capable of much more.
After the dolphins repeatedly viewed reflections of the real ink marks, the researchers repeated the sham marking.
475(c)(4), for tax years ending after July 22, 1998, "nonfinancial customer paper" is excluded from the definition of security, effectively prohibiting taxpayers from marking to market their trade accounts receivable.
To speak in such frank terms is akin to marking a bull's eye on one's back.