Knocking
Knocking Knock"ing, n. A beating; a rap; a series of raps. [1913 Webster]

The . . . repeated knockings of the head upon the ground by the Chinese worshiper. --H. Spencer. [1913 Webster]


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  • Knocking — may refer to:*Knocking, Austria, a city in Austria * Knocking , a documentary about Jehovah s WitnessesKnocking may also call to mind:*Engine knocking, or the sound accompanying automotive combustion malfunction*Port knocking, a covert method of… …   Wikipedia

  • Knocking — Knock Knock (n[o^]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Knocked} (n[o^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Knocking}.] [OE. knoken, AS. cnocian, cnucian; prob. of imitative origin; cf. Sw. knacka. Cf. {Knack}.] 1. To drive or be driven against something; to strike against… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knocking — Pareja de testigos de Jehová predicando en una puerta. Knocking (llamando a la puerta en inglés) es un documental producido en los EEUU en el año 2006. Se trata de un análisis de como los Testigos de Jehová se han enfrentado a su labor,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • knocking — noun the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing) (Freq. 1) the knocking grew louder • Syn: ↑knock • Derivationally related forms: ↑knock, ↑knock (for: ↑knock) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Knocking — Wappen Karte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • knocking — ▪ internal combustion engine       in an internal combustion engine, sharp sounds caused by premature combustion of part of the compressed air fuel mixture in the cylinder. In a properly functioning engine, the charge burns with the flame front… …   Universalium

  • knocking — detonacija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Savaiminis oro ir degalų mišinio užsidegimas karbiuratoriniame vidaus degimo variklyje. atitikmenys: angl. knocking rus. детонация …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • knocking —  Criticism, knocking shop Brothel …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • knocking — noun An act in which something is knocked on, or the sound thus produced …   Wiktionary

  • knocking — nÉ‘k /nÉ’k n. tap; strike; criticism (Slang) v. tap; strike; bump; criticize (Slang); stun (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

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