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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 ?
Immediately at the feet of the party, the southern shore of the Horican swept in a broad semicircle from mountain to mountain, marking a wide strand, that soon rose into an uneven and somewhat elevated plain.
On the other hand, I surveyed the famous river Ohio that rolled in silent dignity, marking the western boundary of Kentucke with inconceivable grandeur.
On the triangular portion of the gable, that fronted next the street, was a dial, put up that very morning, and on which the sun was still marking the passage of the first bright hour in a history that was not destined to be all so bright.
But I beat the thing down; and again marking the sleeper, jocularly hinted to Queequeg that perhaps we had best sit up with the body; telling him to establish himself accordingly.
There was another milestone, a sad one, marking a little grave under a willow tree at Sunnybrook Farm.
Every thing that I have said or done, for many weeks past, has been with the sole view of marking my adoration of yourself.
In every meeting of the kind Willoughby was included; and the ease and familiarity which naturally attended these parties were exactly calculated to give increasing intimacy to his acquaintance with the Dashwoods, to afford him opportunity of witnessing the excellencies of Marianne, of marking his animated admiration of her, and of receiving, in her behaviour to himself, the most pointed assurance of her affection.
Again I looked out: we were passing a church; I saw its low broad tower against the sky, and its bell was tolling a quarter; I saw a narrow galaxy of lights too, on a hillside, marking a village or hamlet.
SEVEN days glided away, every one marking its course by the henceforth rapid alteration of Edgar Linton's state.
I can't go to bed yet -- I haven't half done marking down the things I want.
He had that rather wild, strained, seared marking about the eyes, which may be observed in all free livers of his class, from the portrait of Jeffries downward, and which can be traced, under various disguises of Art, through the portraits of every Drinking Age.
Have not men, shut up in solitary imprisonment, found an interest in marking the moments by straight strokes of a certain length on the wall, until the growth of the sum of straight strokes, arranged in triangles, has become a mastering purpose?