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1. reading

noun. ['ˈriːdɪŋ, ˈrɛdɪŋ'] the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message.

Synonyms

  • perusal
  • language
  • poring over
  • linguistic process
  • browse
  • perusing
  • studying
  • skim
  • skimming
  • browsing

Antonyms

  • contraindication
  • future
  • past
  • antitype

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • read (English)
  • rædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. reading

noun. ['ˈriːdɪŋ, ˈrɛdɪŋ'] a particular interpretation or performance.

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • read (English)
  • rædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. reading

noun. ['ˈriːdɪŋ, ˈrɛdɪŋ'] a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument.

Synonyms

  • clock time
  • meter reading
  • data point
  • datum
  • miles per hour
  • indication
  • time

Antonyms

  • competition
  • nonspeaking
  • color
  • standard

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • read (English)
  • rædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. reading

noun. ['ˈriːdɪŋ, ˈrɛdɪŋ'] written material intended to be read.

Synonyms

  • reading material
  • bumph
  • bumf
  • black and white
  • written language

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • read (English)
  • rædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. reading

noun. ['ˈriːdɪŋ, ˈrɛdɪŋ'] a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something.

Synonyms

  • mental representation
  • interpretation
  • version
  • representation
  • internal representation
  • anagoge

Antonyms

  • criticize

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • read (English)
  • rædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. reading

noun. ['ˈriːdɪŋ, ˈrɛdɪŋ'] a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance.

Synonyms

  • speechmaking
  • recitation
  • declamation
  • oral presentation
  • public speaking
  • recital

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • read (English)
  • rædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. reading

noun. ['ˈriːdɪŋ, ˈrɛdɪŋ'] the act of measuring with meters or similar instruments.

Synonyms

  • mensuration
  • measuring
  • measure
  • measurement

Antonyms

  • artificial language
  • fauna
  • fatty
  • postmeridian

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • read (English)
  • rædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. Reading

noun. a city on the River Thames in Berkshire in southern England.

Synonyms

  • Berkshire

9. lamp

noun. ['ˈlæmp'] an artificial source of visible illumination.

Synonyms

  • street lamp
  • tornado lantern
  • flash lamp
  • storm lamp
  • sodium-vapour lamp
  • spotlight
  • taillight
  • neon lamp
  • neon tube
  • flashbulb
  • hurricane lamp
  • flash bulb
  • hurricane lantern
  • tail lamp
  • rear lamp
  • flashgun
  • storm lantern
  • neon induction lamp
  • kerosene lamp
  • spirit lamp
  • Aladdin's lamp
  • candle
  • wax light
  • fluorescent lamp
  • gas lamp
  • lantern
  • streetlight
  • taper
  • limelight
  • flash
  • rear light
  • calcium light
  • sodium-vapor lamp
  • source of illumination
  • kerosine lamp
  • spot
  • electric lamp
  • discharge lamp
  • photoflash

Antonyms

  • play down
  • obscurity
  • increase
  • unpointedness

10. lamp

noun. ['ˈlæmp'] a piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs.

Synonyms

  • base
  • diffusor
  • electric socket
  • lamp shade
  • table lamp
  • piece of furniture
  • diffuser
  • reading lamp
  • lampshade
  • article of furniture
  • floor lamp

Antonyms

  • linger
  • tasteful
  • dullness
  • disappear

Example sentences of the word reading-lamp


1. Noun Phrase
To create your own reptile heating lamp, first obtain a generic clip-on reading lamp that uses standard 50- or 60-watt bulbs.

2. Noun Phrase
Repeat after us: you are not going to use your phone's flashlight as a reading lamp this year.

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