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see·ing

 (sē′ĭng)
conj.
Inasmuch as; in view of the fact: Seeing that you're already at the door, I suppose I must invite you inside.
n. Astronomy
The clarity of focus of an image in a telescope, measured by the angular size of a single star in that image.

seeing

(ˈsiːɪŋ)
n
1. the sense or faculty of sight; vision
2. (Astronomy) astronomy the quality of the observing conditions (esp the turbulence of the atmosphere) during an astronomical observation
conj
(often foll by: that) in light of the fact (that); inasmuch as; since
Usage: The use of seeing as how as in seeing as (how) the bus is always late, I don't need to hurry is generally thought to be incorrect or non-standard

see•ing

(ˈsi ɪŋ)

conj.
considering; inasmuch as.
[1495–1505]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seeing - perception by means of the eyesseeing - perception by means of the eyes  
perception - the process of perceiving
contrast - the perceptual effect of the juxtaposition of very different colors
face recognition - the visual perception of familiar faces
object recognition - the visual perception of familiar objects
visual space - the visual perception of space
optical fusion, fusion - the combining of images from the two eyes to form a single visual percept
2.seeing - normal use of the faculty of visionseeing - normal use of the faculty of vision
visual modality, visual sense, vision, sight - the ability to see; the visual faculty
Adj.1.seeing - having vision, not blind
sighted - able to see

seeing

noun
The faculty of seeing:
Archaic: light.
Translations

seeing

[ˈsiːɪŋ]
A. CONJ seeing (that)visto que, en vista de que
B. N seeing is believingver para creer

seeing

[ˈsiːɪŋ] conjvu
seeing that → vu que, étant donné que
seeing as → vu que, étant donné queSeeing Eye dog n (US)chien m d'aveugle

seeing

nSehen nt; I’d never have thought it possible but seeing is believingich hätte es nie für möglich gehalten, aber ich habe es mit eigenen Augen gesehen; look, seeing is believing, you can’t deny it nowda haben Sie den Beweis vor Augen, jetzt können Sie es nicht mehr abstreiten
conj seeing (that or as)da

seeing

[ˈsiːɪŋ] conj seeing (that)visto che

seeing

n. vista, visión.
References in classic literature ?
The boy sat down again and looked at his pumps, till Jo said, trying to be polite and easy, "I think I've had the pleasure of seeing you before.
She dreamed of joining some company and wandering over the world, seeing always new faces and giving some- thing out of herself to all people.
Though there's nothing remarkable in that, seeing that he is constantly contributing articles to various publications or writing books.
The crazy boy, seeing the food, began to make soft, gurgling noises and stroked his stomach.
Robert started to reassure her, asserting that he had known a lady who had subsisted upon nougat during the entire--but seeing the color mount into Mrs.
What had Edward felt on being within four miles from Barton, on seeing her mother's servant, on hearing Lucy's message!
On the steps of the church, there was the stooping figure of a man, who had put down some burden on the smooth snow, to adjust it; my seeing the face, and my seeing him, were simultaneous.
You don't seem to have much curiosity, seeing you never ask my name.
I'll hold my tongue," said Sancho, "but how am I to take it patiently when your worship wants me, with only once seeing the house of our mistress, to know always, and find it in the middle of the night, when your worship can't find it, who must have seen it thousands of times?
Then sharply, seeing I gripped my arm, "What's the matter?
Watchett came in and walked, apparently without seeing me, towards the garden door.
The young man took the helm, felt to see if the vessel answered the rudder promptly and seeing that, without being a first-rate sailer, she yet was tolerably obedient, --