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Definition of "staging" []

  • A temporary platform or system of platforms used for support; scaffolding. (noun)
  • The process or manner of putting on a play on the stage. (noun)
  • The act of jettisoning a stage of a multistage rocket. (noun)
  • The operation of stagecoaches as an enterprise. (noun)
  • Travel by stagecoach. (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 "staging" in a sentence
  • "In this context, therefore, exposing the Qana staging is as much part of the "war on terror" (albeit a small part) as all the many other activities against the terrorists."
  • "What he does recommend, however, is a process he calls staging, which is essentially a series of progressively harder rules."
  • "I gather that 'staging' is actually short for 'name-games-ice-breakers-hideous-shots time', but I agree that 'staging' is a far more agreeable title."