Act+of+preparing

  • 81wind up — [ waınd ,ʌp ] noun count AMERICAN the act of preparing to PITCH a baseball …

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  • 82preparation — (n.) late 14c., act of preparing, from L. praeparationem (nom. praeparatio) a making ready, noun of action from pp. stem of praeparare prepare, from prae before (see PRE (Cf. pre )) + parare make ready (see PARE (Cf. pare …

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  • 83fixin-ta — A Texan in the act of preparing to do something or go somewhere. I m fixin ta get up and go to the picture show …

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  • 84fixin-ta — A Texan in the act of preparing to do something or go somewhere. I m fixin ta get up and go to the picture show …

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  • 85cooking — cook·ing || kÊŠkɪŋ n. act of preparing food with heat kÊŠk n. one who prepares food, chef v. prepare food by heating; be prepared by heating (of food); falsify account records …

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  • 86editing — n. act of preparing a literary work for publication; revising, correcting, altering ed·it || edɪt v. revise, alter; make changes and corrections prior to printing …

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  • 87forearming — n. act of preparing in advance fore·arm || fɔːrÉ‘rm / ɑːm n. lower section of the arm between the elbow and the wrist v. supply in advance, equip in advance …

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  • 88preparation — n. 1. Act of preparing, making ready, arrangement, plan. 2. State of being prepared, preparedness, adaptedness, case, condition, readiness. 3. Combination, confection. 4. Qualification fitting …

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  • 89wind up — phrasal verb I UK [ˈwaɪnd ˌʌp] / US noun [countable] Word forms wind up : singular wind up plural wind ups American the act of preparing to pitch a baseball II Word forms wind up : present tense I/you/we/they wind up he/she/it winds up present… …

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  • 90prep — [[t]prɛp[/t]] n. adj. v. prepped, prep•ping 1) cvb edu a preparatory school 2) cvb a preliminary or warm up activity or event; trial run 3) cvb preparation 4) cvb med srg the act of preparing a patient for a medical or surgical procedure 5) cvb… …

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  • 91drafting — / drɑ:ftɪŋ/ noun an act of preparing the draft of a document ● The drafting of the contract took six weeks …

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  • 92making record — The mechanical act of preparing a record in writing, typewriting, or printing. The presentation of evidence for the record, usually with an appeal in mind. See offer of proof …

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  • 93summarisation — noun the act of preparing a summary (or an instance thereof); stating briefly and succinctly • Syn: ↑summarization • Derivationally related forms: ↑summarise, ↑summarize (for: ↑summarization) • Hy …

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  • 94summarization — noun the act of preparing a summary (or an instance thereof); stating briefly and succinctly • Syn: ↑summarisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑summarise (for: ↑summarisation), ↑summarize • Hy …

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  • 95subdilution — “+ noun Etymology: sub + dilution 1. : a fractional dilution of a solution of known concentration prepared 0.1, 0.01, and 0.001 molar subdilutions from a molar solution 2. : the act of preparing a subdilution obtained an accurate solution by… …

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  • 96prep|a|ra|tion — «PREHP uh RAY shuhn», noun. 1. the act of preparing; making ready: »He sharpened his knife in preparation for carving the meat. 2. the state of being prepared. 3. a thing done to get ready: »He made thorough preparations for his trip by carefully …

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  • 97Moral panic — Preparing to burn a witch in 1544. Witch hunts are an example of mass behavior fueled by moral panic. A moral panic is the intensity of feeling expressed in a population about an issue that appears to threaten the social order.[1] According to… …

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  • 98education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 992006 transatlantic aircraft plot suspects — According to British and American authorities, the 2006 transatlantic aircraft plot was a terrorist plot to detonate liquid explosives carried on board several airliners travelling from the United Kingdom to the United States. [cite web |… …

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  • 100United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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