Read´ing   Pronunciation: rēd´ĭng
n.1.The act of one who reads; perusal; also, printed or written matter to be read.
2.Study of books; literary scholarship; as, a man of extensive reading.
3.A lecture or prelection; public recital.
4.The way in which anything reads; force of a word or passage presented by a documentary authority; lection; version.
5.Manner of reciting, or acting a part, on the stage; way of rendering.
6.An observation read from the scale of a graduated instrument; as, the reading of a barometer.
Reading of a bill
(Legislation) its formal recital, by the proper officer, before the House which is to consider it.
a.1.Of or pertaining to the act of reading; used in reading.
2.Addicted to reading; as, a reading community.
Reading book
a book for teaching reading; a reader.
Reading desk
a desk to support a book while reading; esp., a desk used while reading the service in a church.
Reading glass
a large lens with more or less magnifying power, attached to a handle, and used in reading, etc.
Reading man
one who reads much; hence, in the English universities, a close, industrious student.
Reading room
a room appropriated to reading; a room provided with papers, periodicals, and the like, to which persons resort.
Noun1.Readingreading - the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message; "he enjoys reading books"
2.Readingreading - a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument; "he could not believe the meter reading"; "the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm"
3.reading - a particular interpretation or performance; "on that reading it was an insult"; "he was famous for his reading of Mozart"
4.reading - written material intended to be read; "the teacher assigned new readings"; "he bought some reading material at the airport"
5.reading - a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
6.Reading - a city on the River Thames in Berkshire in southern England
7.reading - a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance; "the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems"
Synonyms: recitation, recital
8.reading - the act of measuring with meters or similar instruments; "he has a job meter reading for the gas company"
Synonyms: meter reading

READING. The act of making known the contents of a writing or of a printed document.
     2. In order to enable a party to a contract or a devisor to know what a paper contains it must be read, either by the party himself or by some other person to him. When a person signs or executes a paper, it will be presumed that it has been read to him, but this presumption may be rebutted.
     3. In the case of a blind testator, if it can be proved that the will was not read to him, it cannot be sustained. 3 Wash. C C. R. 580. Vide 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 2012.

To dream that you are reading, signifies that you need to obtain more information or knowledge before making a decision. You should review your thoughts, think things through and consider other options. To dream that you or someone is reading incoherently, signifies worries and disappointments.CRT spot, DM display, Doppler signal, IF signal, IM display, RF echoes, address, after-dinner speech, allocution, application, barometer, beam, beat signal, bibliolatry, bibliomania, blips, bluestockingism, boning, book learning, book madness, bookiness, bookishness, booklore, bounces, brainwork, canon, chalk talk, check, classical scholarship, classicism, composite reading, conflation, conning, construction, contemplation, cram, cramming, criterion, critical edition, culture, debate, declamation, definition, degree, description, diagnosis, diatribe, diplomatic text, display, donnishness, double-dot display, drill, echo, echo signal, edited text, edition, engrossment, eruditeness, erudition, eulogy, exercise, exhortation, extensive study, filibuster, forensic, forensic address, formal speech, funeral oration, gauge, graduated scale, grind, grinding, harangue, headwork, hortatory address, humanism, humanistic scholarship, inaugural, inaugural address, inspection, intellectualism, intellectuality, interpretation, invective, jeremiad, learnedness, lection, letters, literacy, local oscillator signal, lucubration, meaning, measure, mental labor, model, norm, normalized text, oration, output signal, parameter, pattern, pedantism, pedantry, pep talk, peroration, perusal, philippic, picture, pips, pitch, practice, prepared speech, prepared text, public speech, quantity, radar signal, readout, recital, recitation, reflection, rendering, rendition, restudy, restudying, return, return signal, review, rule, sales talk, salutatory, salutatory address, say, scale, scholarly edition, scholarship, screed, set speech, signal, signal display, speech, speechification, speeching, spot, standard, study, studying, subject, swotting, talk, talkathon, target image, test, text, tirade, touchstone, trace, transmitter signal, type, valediction, valedictory, valedictory address, value, variant, version, video signal, way of seeing, wide reading, yardstick
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