Definition of "nesting" []

  • The tendency to arrange one's immediate surroundings, such as a work station, to create a place where one feels secure, comfortable, or in control (noun)
  • Present participle of nest. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • The process by which a bird nests. (noun)
  • The enclosure of one loop, block, etc. of code inside another. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nesting" in a sentence
  • "But I prefer the term nesting rhymes because the words nest one inside the other like Russian wooden dolls."
  • "Wane not though, my dear, for we definitely will return too a city I now understand why nesting is inevitable."
  • "This model possesses an implicit temporal dimension because the nesting is based on the relative recency of common ancestry, but it lacks a horizontal dimension of time."