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  • 1 Raising — Rais ing (r[=a]z [i^]ng), n. 1. The act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalting, producing, or restoring to life. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building; as, to help at a raising. [U.S.]… …

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  • 2 Raising — may refer to: *Raising (linguistics), a grammatical construction *Raising (metalwork), a metalworking technique …

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  • 3 raising — 1) estimating the total from a sample, by multiplying all the fractions in the sample by a raising factor equal to the proportion of the total which the sample represents, e.g. for a fishery by raising catch at size samples to the magnitude of… …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 4 raising — n. consciousness raising * * * [ reɪzɪŋ] consciousness raising …

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  • 5 raising — I noun 1. the event of something being raised upward (Freq. 1) an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity • Syn: ↑elevation, ↑lift • Derivationally rel …

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  • 6 Raising — Raise Raise (r[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Raised} (r[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Raising}.] [OE. reisen, Icel. reisa, causative of r[=i]sa to rise. See {Rise}, and cf. {Rear} to raise.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cause to rise; to bring from a lower to a …

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  • 7 raising — increasing increasing adj. 1. becoming greater or larger; as, increasing prices. [Narrower terms: {accretionary ; {augmenting, augmentative, building ; {expanding ; {flared, flaring ; {growing ; {incorporative ; {lengthening ; {maximizing ;… …

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  • 8 raising — /ray zing/, n. Ling. a rule of transformational grammar that shifts the subject or object of an embedded clause into the subject or object position of the main clause, as in the derivation of The suspect appears to be innocent from It appears… …

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  • 9 raising — noun a) Elevation. b) Nurturing; cultivation …

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  • 10 raising — Synonyms and related words: addition, adjunct, aggrandizement, ampliation, amplification, apotheosis, apprenticeship, architecture, ascent, assembly, assumption, augmentation, barmy, basic training, beatification, breaking, breeding, broadening,… …

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  • 11 raising — reɪzɪŋ n. elevating; lifting up; recruitment of funds, collecting of money reɪz n. increase in salary, wage increase v. elevate, lift; excite, arouse; cause, bring about; grow, cultivate …

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  • 12 raising — arising …

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  • 13 raising —    The shaping of a malleable metal such as silver or gold by hammering it around a domed model generally of pitch, to extend it from a sheet to a hollow form. Also see boss, emboss, relief, repoussé, sinking, and wrought iron …

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  • 14 raising — rais·ing …

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  • 15 raising — The action of beating a rounded shape out of a flat panel by starting in the center and working outward in a spiral to the edge; the metal is shrunk around the edge but remains about the same in the center …

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  • 16 Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima — is a historic photograph taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman raising the flag of the United States atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.The… …

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  • 17 Raising the Bar (TV series) — Raising the Bar Genre Legal drama Created by Steven Bochco David Feige Written by Steven Bochco David Feige …

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  • 18 Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers — Raising Cane redirects here. For the 1992 film, see Raising Cain. Raising Cane s Chicken Fingers is a fast food restaurant chain founded in Baton Rouge, Louisiana by Todd Graves and Craig Silvey on August 261996. The restaurant offers fried… …

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  • 19 Raising Hope — начальный кадр 30 секундной открывающей заставки Жанр(ы) ситком Автор(ы) идеи Грег Гарсия …

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  • 20 Raising Malawi — is a charity non profit organisation, co founded by Madonna and Michael Berg in 2006. It is dedicated to helping with the extreme poverty and hardship endured by Malawi s one million orphans.Mission statement Since 2006, Raising Malawi has been… …

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