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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.
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Faced with growing public hysteria over an apparent crime wave and a seeingly inadequate penal system, the British parliament passed the Transportation Act in 1718, thereby inaugurating a new era in the history of English criminal justice.