Opening

  • 1 Opening — may refer to: Games Chess opening Backgammon opening theory Opening bid, a term from contract bridge Other Grand opening of a business or other institution Al Fatiha, The Opening , first chapter of the Qur an Opening, a morphological filtering… …

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  • 2 Opening — O pen*ing, n. 1. The act or process of opening; a beginning; commencement; first appearance; as, the opening of a speech. [1913 Webster] The opening of your glory was like that of light. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A place which is open; a breach;… …

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  • 3 Opening — steht für: Grand Opening, (Große Eröffnung), offizielle Eröffnung für den Kundenbetrieb Soft Opening (Sanfte Eröffnung), inoffizielle Eröffnung für den Kundenbetrieb Opening (Bildverarbeitung), morphologische Basis Operation in der digitalen… …

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  • 4 opening up — n the opening up of sth when something is made less restricted and more available to people ▪ the opening up of opportunities for women ▪ the opening up of new areas to cultivation …

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  • 5 opening-up — UK US noun [S] COMMERCE ► OPENING(Cf. ↑opening) noun …

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  • 6 opening — (n.) O.E. openung act of opening (a door, mouth, etc.), disclosure, manifestation, verbal noun from prp. of OPEN (Cf. open) (v.). Meaning vacant space, hole, aperture, doorway is attested from c.1200. Meaning act of opening (a place, to the… …

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  • 7 opening — [n1] gap, hole aperture, breach, break, cavity, chink, cleft, crack, cranny, crevice, cut, discontinuity, door, fissure, hatch, interstice, mouth, orifice, outlet, perforation, recess, rent, rift, rupture, scuttle, slit, slot, space, split, spout …

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  • 8 opening — [ō′pə niŋ΄, ōp′niŋ΄] n. [ME openyng] 1. a becoming open or causing to be open 2. an open place or part; hole; gap; aperture ☆ 3. a clearing in the midst of a wooded area 4. a) a beginning; first part; commencement b) start …

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  • 9 opening — index access (right of way), admission (entry), admittance (means of approach), chance (fortuity) …

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  • 10 opening — ► NOUN 1) an aperture or gap. 2) a beginning; an initial part. 3) a ceremony at which a building, show, etc. is declared to be open. 4) an opportunity to achieve something. 5) an available job or position. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ coming at the beginning;… …

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  • 11 opening — The period at the beginning of the trading session officially designated by an exchange, during which all transactions are considered made at the opening. Related: close. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary The period at the beginning of the trading… …

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  • 12 opening — I UK [ˈəʊp(ə)nɪŋ] / US [ˈoʊp(ə)nɪŋ] noun Word forms opening : singular opening plural openings *** 1) [countable] an occasion when a new shop, public building etc starts working and being available for people to use or visit grand opening (= an… …

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  • 13 opening — o|pen|ing1 [ oup(ə)nıŋ ] noun *** ▸ 1 when something opens to public ▸ 2 (hole) where something opens ▸ 3 beginning ▸ 4 opportunity/job ▸ 5 act of opening something 1. ) count an occasion when a new store, public building. etc. starts working and …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 opening — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 beginning ADJECTIVE ▪ successful ▪ It was the most successful opening of any British movie ever. ▪ chess PREPOSITION ▪ opening  …

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  • 15 opening — o|pen|ing1 [ˈəupənıŋ US ˈou ] n 1.) the time when a new building, road etc is used for the first time, or when a public event begins, especially when it involves a special ceremony opening of ▪ the official opening of the new theatre ▪ the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 opening — [[t]o͟ʊpənɪŋ[/t]] ♦♦♦ openings 1) ADJ: ADJ n The opening event, item, day, or week in a series is the first one. They returned to take part in the season s opening game. ...the opening day of the fifth General Synod. Syn: first 2) N COUNT: usu N… …

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  • 17 opening — noun 1) an opening in the center of the roof Syn: hole, gap, aperture, orifice, vent; peephole; split, crack, fissure, cleft, crevice, chink, slit; perforation; Anatomy foramen 2) the opening in the wall …

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  • 18 opening*/*/ — [ˈəʊp(ə)nɪŋ] noun I 1) [C] a hole or place where something opens a narrow opening in the hedge[/ex] The doctors had to make an opening in her windpipe.[/ex] 2) [C] an opportunity to do something His comments created an opening for efforts to… …

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  • 19 opening — n. vacancy 1) an opening for (we have an opening for an engineer) putting into operation 2) a grand opening (the grand opening of a new supermarket) * * * [ əʊp(ə)nɪŋ] [ putting into operation ] a grand opening (the grand opening of a new… …

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  • 20 Opening — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Opening >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 hole hole foramen Sgm: N 1 puncture puncture perforation Sgm: N 1 fontanel fontanel Sgm: N 1 transforation transforation Sgm: N 1 pinhole pinhole …

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