Rais´ing   Pronunciation: rāz´ĭng
n.1.The act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalting, producing, or restoring to life.
2.Specifically, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building; as, to help at a raising.
3.The operation of embossing sheet metal, or of forming it into cup-shaped or hollow articles, by hammering, stamping, or spinning.
Raising bee
a bee for raising the frame of a building. See Bee, n., 2.
Raising hammer
a hammer with a rounded face, used in raising sheet metal.
- W. Irving.
Raising plate
(Carp.) the plate, or longitudinal timber, on which a roof is raised and rests.
Noun1.Raisingraising - the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
Synonyms: elevation, lift
2.Raisingraising - the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
Synonyms: nurture, rearing
3.raising - raising someone to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
Adj.1.raising - increasing in quantity or value; "a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate"
addition, adjunct, aggrandizement, ampliation, amplification, apotheosis, apprenticeship, architecture, ascent, assembly, assumption, augmentation, barmy, basic training, beatification, breaking, breeding, broadening, building, canonization, casting, composition, conditioning, construction, conversion, crafting, craftsmanship, creation, crescendo, cultivation, deification, deployment, development, devising, diastatic, discipline, dispersion, drill, drilling, elaboration, elevation, enlargement, enshrinement, enzymic, erecting, erection, escalation, exaltation, exercise, expansion, extension, extraction, fabrication, fanning out, fashioning, fermenting, fetching-up, flare, formation, forming, formulation, fostering, framing, green thumb, grooming, growing, handicraft, handiwork, harvesting, heaving up, height, hiking, housebreaking, improvement, in-service training, increase, leavening, lifting, lofting, machining, magnification, making, manual training, manufacture, manufacturing, military training, milling, mining, molding, nurture, nurturing, on-the-job training, practice, prefabrication, preparation, processing, producing, readying, rearing, refining, rehearsal, shaping, sloyd, smelting, splay, spread, spreading, standing on end, sursum corda, training, upbringing, upbuoying, upcast, upheaval, uplift, uplifting, upping, upraising, uprearing, upthrow, upthrust, vocational education, vocational training, widening, working, workmanship, yeasty
Translate Raising to German, Translate Raising to French
raise hell
raise the roof
raise up
Raised beach
raised doughnut
Raised table
raisin bran
raisin bread
raisin cookie
raisin moth
Raisin tree
raisin-nut cookie
-- Raising --
Raising bee
Raising hammer
raising hell
Raising plate
raison d'etre
Raja batis
Raja erinacea
Raja laevis
Raja radiata
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