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Definition of "shaping" []

  • A method of positive reinforcement of behaviour patterns in operant conditioning. (noun)
  • The action of the verb to shape. (noun)
  • Present participle of shape. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shaping" in a sentence
  • "Her face seemed to recede in the darkness and rain, the disbelief and injury in her expression shaping and reshaping itself in the overhead light."
  • "The more freedom in shaping is given to users (e.g. open source technology), the more knowledge is required to contribute."
  • "So this is part of a process which they call shaping the battlefield."