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noun. ['ˈwaɪdənɪŋ'] the act of making something wider.
- change of shape
- good fortune
- bad luck
Rhymes with Widening
Sentences with widening
1. Noun, singular or mass
For instance, a cap-sleeve style that brushes your shoulders has a subtle widening effect.
2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Insert a pointed trowel into the crack and scrape downward to remove more loose pieces without widening the crack.
Quotes about widening
1. I live my life in widening circles that reach out across the world.
- Rainer Maria Rilke, Rilke's Book of Hours: Love Poems to God
2. Feature-length film comedy is harder to pull off than the episodic sitcom - it doesn't have the same factory machinery up and running, teams of writers putting familiar characters through permutations - but that doesn't explain the widening quality gap that makes movie humor look like a genetic defective.
- James Wolcott
3. Turning and turning in the widening gyreThe falcon cannot hear the falconer;Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhereThe ceremony of innocence is drowned;The best lack all conviction, while the worstAre full of passionate intensity.
- W.B. Yeats, The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats
noun. ['ˈwaɪdənɪŋ'] a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park.
- good luck
noun. ['ˈwaɪdənɪŋ'] an increase in width.