beating adj : expanding and contracting rhythmically as to the beating of the heart; "felt the pulsating artery"; "oh my beating heart" [syn: pulsating, pulsing]
1 the act of overcoming or outdoing [syn: whipping]
2 the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows [syn: thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whacking]
action of the verb to beat
- Sorani: لێدان, تێههڵدان
a heavy defeat or setback
the pulsation of the heart
- Sorani: لێدان
- present participle of beat
Beating can mean:-
- Beating, a Sailing term for making headway against the wind.
- Beating up: hitting several or many times causing much bruising.
- Or see battery (crime)
- Beat (music)
- Beat (acoustics)
- Hence, beating means using a part of the body, especially the hands, to make a beat or rhythm.
- Beating is part of the process of making paper, where the fibres of the pulp are separated and dispersed evenly in water
- Participle and gerund of the verb beat in its various senses.
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