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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 ?
I had seen them all before, and was seeing them even then, every night, in my sleep.
Before that day was done, I had taught him to lead and to stand while I stroked his head and flanks, and to eat from my hand, and had the satisfaction of seeing the light of fear die in his large, intelligent eyes.
For five days I rode back and forth across the southern end of the Galu country without seeing a human being; yet all the time I was working slowly toward the north, for I had determined to comb the territory thoroughly in search of Ajor; but on the fifth day as I emerged from a forest, I saw some distance ahead of me a single small figure pursued by many others.
You don't seem to have much curiosity, seeing you never ask my name.
The King replied that he thought it altogether unbecoming to propose such a thing to Ring, seeing that he could not tell him where the things were; but Red pretended not to hear the King's excuses, and went on talking about it until the King gave in to him.
You may have wondered, I dare say, at seeing me take your strange narrative as coolly as I do.
Seeing nothing save what I had seen already, I turned back into the house, and stood just within the shelter of the doorway, looking out into the night.
Seeing him, I felt that I was in a dangerous strait indeed, and I kept my eyes upon him.
The physician, seeing the incontestable improvement, returned to Blois, after having ordered some prescriptions, and declared that the comte was saved.
He put his horse to a trot to avoid seeing all these suffering men, and he felt afraid- afraid not for his life, but for the courage he needed and which he knew would not stand the sight of these unfortunates.
The French, who had ceased firing at this field strewn with dead and wounded where there was no one left to fire at, on seeing an adjutant riding over it trained a gun on him and fired several shots.
Seeing Adam from her window going through the shadows of the trees round the gate, she thought that he must be engaged on some purpose similar to her own.