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Definition of "marking" []

  • A making or giving of a mark. (noun)
  • A mark or marks made. (noun)
  • The characteristic pattern of coloration of a plant or animal. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "marking" in a sentence
  • "Announcing the killing at a press conference where he did not take questions, Mustafa Abdul-Jalil, head of the rebels' National Transitional Council, called Younis "one of the heroes of the 17th of February revolution," a name marking the date of early protests against Gadhafi's regime."
  • "Announcing the killing at a press conference where he did not take questions, Mustafa Abdul-Jalil, head of the rebels' National Transitional Council, called Younis "one of the heroes of the 17th of February revolution," a name marking the date of early protests against Qaddafi's regime."
  • "Abdel-Jalil called Younis "one of the heroes of the 17th of February revolution," a name marking the date of early protests against Gadhafi's regime."