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It Has 7 letters ( o p e n i n g )         3 vowels ( o e i )         4 consonants ( p n n g )         Word on the contrary gninepo

Which the in categoryENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

OPENING * Present participle of _open_.

opening

  1. Present participle of open.

Which the in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

OPENING (_plural_ OPENINGS) * An act or instance of making or becoming open. _The daily OPENINGS of the day lily bloom gives it its name._ _He remembered fondly the Christmas morning OPENING of presents._ * Something that is open. _A salamander darted out of an OPENING in the rocks._ _He slipped through an OPENING in the crowd._ * An act or instance of beginning. _There have been few factory and store OPENINGS in the US lately._ _Their OPENING of the concert with_ Brass in Pocket _always fires up the crowd._ * Something that is a beginning. * The first performance of a show or play by a particular troupe. _They were disappointed at the turnout for their OPENING, but hoped that word would spread._ * The initial period a show at an art gallery or museum is first opened, especially the first evening. * The first few measures of a musical composition. * (chess) The first few moves in a game of chess. _John spends two hours a day studying OPENINGS, and another two hours studying endgames._ * A vacant position, especially in an array. _Are there likely to be any OPENINGS on the Supreme Court in the next four years?_ * A time available in a schedule. _If you'd like to make a booking with us, we have an OPENING at twelve o'clock._ _The only two-hour OPENINGS for the hockey rink are between 1AM and 5AM._ * An unoccupied employment position. _We have an OPENING in our marketing department._ * An opportunity, as in a competitive activity. SYNONYMS * (something that is open): hole, gap, crevice * (available time): availability, slot * See also Wikisaurus:hole COORDINATE TERMS * (opening of an art show): vernissage TRANSLATIONS

opening (plural openings)

  1. An act or instance of making or becoming open.
    The daily openings of the day lily bloom gives it its name.
    He remembered fondly the Christmas morning opening of presents.
  2. Something that is open.
    A salamander darted out of an opening in the rocks.
    He slipped through an opening in the crowd.
  3. An act or instance of beginning.
    There have been few factory and store openings in the US lately.
    Their opening of the concert with Brass in Pocket always fires up the crowd.
  4. Something that is a beginning.
    1. The first performance of a show or play by a particular troupe.
      They were disappointed at the turnout for their opening, but hoped that word would spread.
    2. The initial period a show at an art gallery or museum is first opened, especially the first evening.
    3. The first few measures of a musical composition.
    4. (chess) The first few moves in a game of chess.
      John spends two hours a day studying openings, and another two hours studying endgames.
  5. A vacant position, especially in an array.
    Are there likely to be any openings on the Supreme Court in the next four years?
    1. A time available in a schedule.
      If you'd like to make a booking with us, we have an opening at twelve o'clock.
      The only two-hour openings for the hockey rink are between 1AM and 5AM.
    2. An unoccupied employment position.
      We have an opening in our marketing department.
  6. An opportunity, as in a competitive activity.

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

OPENING (_comparative_ MORE OPENING, _superlative_ MOST OPENING) * (cricket) describing the first period of play, usually up to the fall of the first wicket; describing a batsman who opens the innings or a bowler who opens the attack

opening (comparative more opening, superlative most opening)

  1. (cricket) describing the first period of play, usually up to the fall of the first wicket; describing a batsman who opens the innings or a bowler who opens the attack

Which the in categoryDUTCH - ETYMOLOGY
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Dutch - Etymology

From _openen_ +‎ _-ing_.

From openen +‎ -ing.

Which the in categoryDUTCH - PRONUNCIATION
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Dutch - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈoːpənɪŋ/

  • IPA(key): /ˈoːpənɪŋ/

Which the in categoryDUTCH - NOUN
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Dutch - Noun

OPENING

opening


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