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read·ing

reading

 
pronunciation:
ri dIng
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the action or activity of looking at words and using one's mind to understand their meaning.
My favorite thing to do after dinner is reading.Reading has helped me learn a lot of new vocabulary.
definition 2: the point shown on an instrument that measures.
The high reading on the thermometer convinced his mother that he was sick.
definition 3: something that is written; part of a longer written work.
The teacher assigned us readings from our textbook.
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