gathering

  • 1 Gathering — Gath er*ing, a. Assembling; collecting; used for gathering or concentrating. [1913 Webster] {Gathering board} (Bookbinding), a table or board on which signatures are gathered or assembled, to form a book. Knight. {Gathering coal}, a lighted coal… …

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  • 2 Gathering — Gathering, früher bekannt unter Gathering of Developers bzw. der Kurzform GodGames, war eine Tochtergesellschaft von Take 2 Interactive mit Sitz in New York, USA. Gathering wurde zum Jahreswechsel 1997/98 von Mike Wilson und Harry Miller mit dem… …

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  • 3 Gathering — of Developers Ancien logo de l éditeur Dates clés janvier 1998 : création mai 2000: rachat par Take Two Interactive septembre 2004: Take Two n uti …

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  • 4 gathering — UK US /ˈgæðərɪŋ/ noun [C] MEETINGS ► a meeting in which many people come together as a group: »There will be a gathering of world leaders in Canada next month …

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  • 5 Gathering — Gath er*ing, n. 1. The act of collecting or bringing together. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is gathered, collected, or brought together; as: (a) A crowd; an assembly; a congregation. (b) A charitable contribution; a collection. (c) A tumor or… …

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  • 6 Gathering — Gathering. См. Собирание. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

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  • 7 gathering — I noun accumulation, aggregate, aggregation, amassment, assemblage, assembly, caucus, chamber, collection, company, compilation, concentration, conclave, conference, confluence, conflux, congregation, convention, convergence, convocation,… …

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  • 8 gathering — a meeting, mid 12c., from late O.E. gaderung, prp. of GATHER (Cf. gather) …

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  • 9 gathering — collection, assemblage, assembly, congregation (see under GATHER vb) Analogous words: *crowd, throng, press, horde, mob, rout, crush: accumulation (see corresponding verb ACCUMULATE) …

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  • 10 Gathering — A sewing operation made with very small running stitches and used to bring the parts of a section of a garment closer together by drawing them into folds or plaits …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 11 gathering — [n] assemblage, accumulation acquisition, affair, aggregate, aggregation, association, band, body, bunch, caucus, clambake*, collection, company, concentration, conclave, concourse, conference, congregation, congress, convention, convocation,… …

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  • 12 gathering — ► NOUN ▪ an assembly of people …

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  • 13 gathering — [gath′əriŋ] n. 1. the act of one that gathers 2. what is gathered; specif., a) a meeting; assemblage; crowd b) a gather in cloth 3. a boil or abscess …

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  • 14 gathering — gath|er|ing1 [ gæð(ə)rıŋ ] noun * 1. ) count a group of people meeting together: a large social gathering the greatest ever gathering of world leaders in one place at one time Easter is one of the best times for a family gathering. 2. ) uncount… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 gathering — I UK [ˈɡæðərɪŋ] / US [ˈɡæð(ə)rɪŋ] noun Word forms gathering : singular gathering plural gatherings * 1) [countable] a group of people meeting together a large social gathering the greatest ever gathering of world leaders in one place at one time… …

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  • 16 gathering — noun 1 meeting ADJECTIVE ▪ big, large ▪ small ▪ private, public ▪ informal, intimate …

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  • 17 gathering — [[t]gæ̱ðərɪŋ[/t]] gatherings 1) N COUNT A gathering is a group of people meeting together for a particular purpose. ...the twenty second annual gathering of the South Pacific Forum. 2) ADJ: ADJ n If there is gathering darkness, the light is… …

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  • 18 gathering — 1. noun a) A meeting or get together; a party or social function. I met her at a gathering of engineers and scientists. b) A group of people or things …

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  • 19 Gathering — Gather Gath er (g[a^][th] [ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gathering}.] [OE. gaderen, AS. gaderian, gadrian, fr. gador, geador, together, fr. g[ae]d fellowship; akin to E. good, D. gaderen to collect, G. gatte husband, MHG …

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  • 20 gathering — Synonyms and related words: Smyth sewing, abscess, accumulation, acervation, affair, agglomerate, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregate, aggregation, amassment, aposteme, apotheosis, article, articulation, ascension, assemblage, assemblee,… …

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