Prizing Priz"ing, n. [See 2d {Prize}.] The application of a lever to move any weighty body, as a cask, anchor, cannon, car, etc. See {Prize}, n., 5. [1913 Webster]

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  • Prizing — Prize Prize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prizing}.] [F. priser, OF. prisier, preisier, fr. L. pretiare, fr. pretium worth, value, price. See {Price}, and cf. {Praise}.] [Formerly written also {prise}. ] [1913 Webster] 1. To set …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prizing — praɪz n. award, reward, trophy, item won in a competition; booty, loot, plunder; acquisition, property that has been obtained from others v. appreciate, esteem, respect, hold in high regard; estimate value, appraise, assess worth adj. valuable,… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prizing — present part of prize …   Useful english dictionary

  • prizing ceremony of the Olympic Games — olimpinių žaidynių nugalėtojų apdovanojimo ceremonija statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis 1–3 vietų laimėtojų apdovanojimas olimpiniais medaliais ir diplomais tuoj po varžybų ten pat, kur jos vyko. Laimėtojus, stovinčius ant… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • self-prizing — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-prizing — adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • prize — I. noun Etymology: Middle English pris prize, price more at price Date: 14th century 1. something offered or striven for in competition or in contests of chance; also premium 1d 2. something exceptionally desirable 3. archaic a contest for a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Prize Playing — A Prize Playing (abbreviated Prizing) is a test of martial skill that originated in Renaissance England with the London based Corporation of Masters of the Noble Science of Defence. It involves several dozen bouts against continually refreshing… …   Wikipedia

  • prize — prize1 /pruyz/, n. 1. a reward for victory or superiority, as in a contest or competition. 2. something that is won in a lottery or the like. 3. anything striven for, worth striving for, or much valued. 4. something seized or captured, esp. an… …   Universalium

  • regard — n Regard, respect, esteem, admiration, and their corresponding verbs (regard, respect, esteem, admire) are comparable when they mean a feeling, or to have a feeling, for someone or something which involves recognition of that person s or thing s… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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