beating

  • 1 Beating — can mean: *Beating, a Sailing term for making headway against the wind. *Beating up: hitting several or many times causing much bruising. **This is its usual meaning when it is a noun with a number or article, e.g. a beating . *Or see battery… …

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  • 2 Beating up — may refer to: * Systematic punching many times, or hitting with a blunt instrument, to enforce an order, inflict punishment, prevent the victim from resisting for a while, or release anger. Often two or more men take part, sometimes ith one or… …

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  • 3 Beating — Beat ing, n. 1. The act of striking or giving blows; punishment or chastisement by blows. [1913 Webster] 2. Pulsation; throbbing; as, the beating of the heart. [1913 Webster] 3. (Acoustics & Mus.) Pulsative sounds. See {Beat}, n. [1913 Webster] 4 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 beating — index battery, defeat, failure (lack of success) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 beating — c.1200, beatunge action of inflicting blows, from BEAT (Cf. beat) (v.). Meaning pulsation is recorded from c.1600 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 beating — [bēt′iŋ] n. 1. the act of a person or thing that beats 2. a whipping or thrashing 3. a throbbing; pulsation 4. a defeat …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 beating — n. 1) to give smb. a beating 2) to get, take a beating 3) a brutal, good, merciless, severe, vicious beating (he got a good beating) * * * [ biːtɪŋ] good merciless severe vicious beating (he got a good beating) a brutal …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 8 beating — [[t]bi͟ːtɪŋ[/t]] ♦♦♦ beatings 1) N COUNT If someone is given a beating, they are hit hard many times, especially with something such as a stick. ...the savage beating of a black motorist by white police officers... The team secured pictures of… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 beating */ — UK [ˈbiːtɪŋ] / US [ˈbɪtɪŋ] noun [countable] Word forms beating : singular beating plural beatings 1) the act of hitting someone hard a number of times in a fight or as a punishment The man had been given a severe beating. 2) a bad defeat in a… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 beating — beat|ing [ˈbi:tıŋ] n 1.) an act of hitting someone many times as a punishment or in a fight ▪ a brutal beating 2.) take a beating to lose very badly in a game or competition ▪ The Dodgers took a real beating on Saturday. →take some beating at… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 beating — beat|ing [ bitıŋ ] noun count * 1. ) the act of hitting someone hard a number of times in a fight or as a punishment: The man had been given a severe beating. 2. ) a bad defeat in a game, competition, or election: It looked like Penn State was… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 beating — noun (C) 1 an act of hitting someone many times as a punishment or in a fight: give sb a beating (=beat them) 2 take a beating to lose very badly in a game or competition: Our team took a real beating on Saturday. see also: take some beating beat …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 beating — See off the dolly panel beating on the dolly panel beating panel beating spring beating …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 14 beating — /bee ting/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that beats, as to punish, clean, mix, etc.: Give the rug a good beating. 2. a defeat or reverse; loss; setback: Several stocks took a beating in the market today. 3. pulsation; throbbing: the beating …

    Universalium

  • 15 beating — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ brutal, savage, severe, terrible, vicious VERB + BEATING ▪ get, receive, suffer …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 Beating — Beat Beat (b[=e]t), v. t. [imp. {Beat}; p. p. {Beat}, {Beaten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Beating}.] [OE. beaten, beten, AS. be[ a]tan; akin to Icel. bauta, OHG. b[=o]zan. Cf. 1st {Butt}, {Button}.] 1. To strike repeatedly; to lay repeated blows upon; as …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 beating — [ˈbiːtɪŋ] noun [C] an act of hitting someone hard a number of times in a fight or as a punishment • take a beating to be badly damaged or criticized[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 beating — /ˈbitɪŋ/ (say beeting) noun 1. the act of a person or thing that beats. 2. the same act administered as punishment; whipping. 3. a defeat. 4. a pulsation or throb. –phrase 5. take a beating, Colloquial to suffer a major defeat …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 beating — mūša statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Periodiškai kintamos amplitudės atstojamieji virpesiai, susidarantys interferuojant harmoniniams artimų dažnių virpesiams. atitikmenys: angl. beat; beating vok. Schwebung, f rus.… …

    Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • 20 beating — plaušienos malimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Plaušienos apdorojimas malimo įrenginyje. atitikmenys: angl. beating; refining rus. размол волокнистого полуфабриката …

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