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bill·ing

 (bĭl′ĭng)
n.
1. The relative importance of performers as indicated by the position and type size in which their names are listed on programs, theater marquees, or advertisements: top billing.
2. Advertising; promotion: The product needed better billing to outsell its competition.
3. often billings The total amount of business done in a specific period, as by an advertising agency or a law firm.

billing

(ˈbɪlɪŋ)
n
1. theatre the relative importance of a performer or act as reflected in the prominence given in programmes, advertisements, etc
2. chiefly US and Canadian public notice or advertising (esp in the phrase advance billing)

bill•ing

(ˈbɪl ɪŋ)
n.
1. the listing of the name of a performer, act, or the like, on a marquee, poster, handbill, etc., esp. in regard to prominence: got top billing.
2. advertising; publicity: Advance billing made the show a sellout.
3. the preparing or sending out of bills or invoices.
4. the amount of business done by a firm within a specified period of time.
5. the cost of goods or services billed to a customer.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.billing - request for payment of a debtbilling - request for payment of a debt; "they submitted their charges at the end of each month"
asking, request - the verbal act of requesting
presentment - a document that must be accepted and paid by another person
Translations

billing

1 [ˈbɪlɪŋ] N (Theat) to get top billingser la atracción principal, encabezar el reparto

billing

2 [ˈbɪlɪŋ] N billing and cooing (fig) → besuqueo m, caricias fpl

billing

[ˈbɪlɪŋ] n [performer] → affiche f

billing

n
(Theat) to get top/second billingan erster/zweiter Stelle auf dem Programm stehen
(Telec etc) → Abrechnung f; billing unitAbrechnungstakt m

billing

[ˈbɪlɪŋ] n (Theatre) to get top billingfigurare in testa al cartellone
References in classic literature ?
had picked him out of thousands of employees and made him; or rather Tyler had given him the opportunity, and then Billings had made himself.
There were forty in the party, including the master and crew of the Toreador; and Billings the indomitable was in command.
All during the trip Billings had steadfastly evaded questions as to how we were to enter Caspak after we had found Caprona.
You see now," remarked Billings as we craned our necks to scan the summit thousands of feet above us, "how futile it would have been to waste our time in working out details of a plan to surmount those.
Billings was satisfied, as were the rest of us, that this was the beach mentioned by Bowen, and we further found that there was ample room to assemble the sea-plane.
We loaded tackles and ropes, water, food and ammunition in it, and then we each implored Billings to let us be the one to accompany him.
We rolled the plane down to the water's edge, and Billings mounted the pilot's seat.
We have had no sign nor signal from Tom Billings since.
The DEP is billing your property based on frontage.
com, a web-based telecom auditing and consulting firm has released the results of a recently completed study gathered from data accumulated by the auditing of millions of dollars of their clients' telecom vendor billing.
As this issue of Nursing Homes/Long Term Care Management went to press, the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) was gearing up to implement Part B consolidated billing for nursing facilities, starting January 1.
When appropriate, the examination should recommend the future use of comprehensive engagement letters, detailing the terms and conditions of the engagement--including the services that are expected to be performed, the basis for charging for those services, the attorneys to be assigned, billing rates and the nature of the working relationship between attorney and company.