Seeing

  • 1 seeing — is commonly used as a kind of conjunction, often followed by that, with the meaning ‘because, considering that’: • He was the kid brother whom I helped as far as I could, seeing that we had no mother B. Cobb, 1971. The origin of the expression in …

    Modern English usage

  • 2 seeing as — seeing as/that/spoken phrase used for giving the reason why you are saying something Seeing as it’s your money, I suppose you can buy whatever you want. Maybe we should throw a party, seeing that it’s Dan’s birthday next week. Thesaurus …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 Seeing — See ing, conj. (but originally a present participle). In view of the fact (that); considering; taking into account (that); insmuch as; since; because; followed by a dependent clause; as, he did well, seeing that he was so young. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Seeing — Seeing; seeing; un·seeing; …

    English syllables

  • 5 seeing — ► CONJUNCTION ▪ because; since. ● seeing is believing Cf. ↑seeing is believing …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 Seeing —   [ siːɪȖ; englisch »Sehen«], Astronomie: Szintillation …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 seeing — [sē′iŋ] n. 1. the sense or power of sight; vision 2. the act of using the eyes to see adj. having the sense of sight conj. in view of the fact; considering; inasmuch as …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Seeing — Schema zur Entstehung optischer Turbulenz (Seeing) in der Erdatmosphäre. Das Seeing oder auch Astronomisches Seeing ist ein Begriff aus der Astronomie, der die Bildunschärfe durch atmosphärische Störungen (Luftunruhe) bei der Beobachtung des… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 9 Seeing — visualisation de l effet de Seeing avec une focale importante sur la Lune. En astronomie, le seeing (du verbe anglais « to see », signifiant « voir ») désigne la qualité optique du ciel. Avec la température, la pression, le… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 10 Seeing — El seeing (o visión) es un término utilizado en astronomía para referirse al efecto distorsionador de la atmósfera sobre las imágenes de objetos astronómicos. El seeing está causado por turbulencias atmosféricas causando variaciones de densidad… …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 11 Seeing I — Doctorwhobook title=Seeing I series=Eighth Doctor Adventures number= 12 featuring=Eighth Doctor Sam writer=Jonathan Blum and Kate Orman publisher=BBC Books isbn=ISBN 0 563 40586 4 pages= date=June 1998 preceding=Dreamstone Moon following=Placebo… …

    Wikipedia

  • 12 Seeing — The word seeing can mean more than one thing:* In common usage, the word means visual perception * Astronomical seeing, the blurring effects of air turbulence in the atmosphere * In the occult seeing refers to the sight or the ability to see… …

    Wikipedia

  • 13 seeing — /see ing/, conj. 1. in view of the fact that; considering; inasmuch as. n. 2. the act of a person who sees. 3. the sense of sight. [1495 1505; SEE1 + ING2] * * * ▪ astronomy       in astronomy, sharpness of a telescopic image. Seeing is dependent …

    Universalium

  • 14 seeing — see|ing [ siıŋ ] conjunction seeing as/how/(that) SPOKEN used for giving the reason why you are saying something: Seeing as it s your money, I suppose you can buy whatever you want. Maybe we should throw a party, seeing that it s Dan s birthday… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 seeing — UK [ˈsiːɪŋ] / US [ˈsɪɪŋ] conjunction seeing as/that spoken used for giving the reason why you are saying something Seeing as it s your money, I suppose you can buy whatever you want. Maybe we should throw a party, seeing that it s Dan s birthday… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 seeing — see|ing S3 [ˈsi:ıŋ] conj spoken because a particular fact or situation is true seeing as ▪ I won t stay long, seeing as you re busy. ▪ Oh, all right, seeing as it s you (=used to agree humorously to someone s request) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 seeing — [ˈsiːɪŋ] conjunction seeing as; seeing (that) spokenused for giving the reason why you are saying something[/ex] Maybe we should throw a party, seeing that it s Dan s birthday next week.[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 seeing — /ˈsiɪŋ/ (say seeing) conjunction in view of the fact that; considering; inasmuch as: *If you see anything pretty down there, you buy it for yerself, seeing that it s yer birthday next week, Roie love. –ruth park, 1948; * Well seeing as how you ve …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 Seeing — See See (s[=e]), v. t. [imp. {Saw} (s[add]); p. p. {Seen} (s[=e]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Seeing}.] [OE. seen, sen, seon, AS. se[ o]n; akin to OFries. s[=i]a, D. zien, OS. & OHG. sehan, G. sehen, Icel. sj[=a], Sw. se, Dan. see, Goth. sa[ i]hwan, and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 seeing-to — n British a. a beating up, an assault. A typically understated, hence menacing euphemism in working class, police and criminal usage. He s asking for a seeing to. b. a sexual act; specifically the sexual possession of a woman by a man. The word… …

    Contemporary slang


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