lay·ing || 'leɪɪŋ n. act of placing in a horizontal position; setting in place, setting down, arranging; causing to lie down; putting; placing leɪ n. way in which something is laid or lies (especially of a country); (Slang) sexual partner (vulgar); (Slang) sexual intercourse (vulgar) n. poem which tells a story (especially one that can be sung); song v. place in a horizontal position; set in place; produce and deposit (an egg or eggs); present, propose; prepare; spread out; put; set; deposit; locate; cause; appease; cause to subside or end; bet, wager adj. not clerical; not a member of the ordained clergy; not professional, not a member of a certain profession; not having expertise; of or done by the laity

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • laying — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Laying is used after these nouns: ↑egg {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj. Laying is used with these nouns: ↑hen …   Collocations dictionary

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  • Laying — Lay Lay (l[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Laid} (l[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Laying}.] [OE. leggen, AS. lecgan, causative, fr. licgan to lie; akin to D. leggen, G. legen, Icel. leggja, Goth. lagjan. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] 1. To cause to lie down,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Laying — This Scottish name is derived from the Old English pre 7th Century Lang meaning long or tall , and would have been used as a nickname to describe such a person. It may also be derived from the Gaelic O Longain descendant of Longan , a personal… …   Surnames reference

  • laying — pabūklo taikymas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Suteikimas pabūklui prieš šūvį tokios padėties, kuri užtikrintų sviedinio pataikymą į taikinį. Pabūklo taikymą sudaro: apskaičiuotų horizontaliųjų ir vertikaliųjų kreipimo kampų nustatymas… …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

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  • laying — the act or time of depositing eggs …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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