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Definition 1: evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score - [noun denoting act]

Samples where marking or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do

Synonyms for marking in the sense of this definition

(marking is a kind of ...) act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of

Definition 2: the act of making a visible mark on a surface - [noun denoting act]

(marking is a kind of ...) the act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)

(... is a kind of marking ) the act of marking or outlining with lines

(... is a kind of marking ) the act of coloring with areas of different shades

(... is a kind of marking ) the act of marking with stripes

Definition 3: a pattern of marks - [noun denoting attribute]

(marking is a kind of ...) a decorative or artistic work

"the coach had a design on the doors"

(... is a kind of marking ) a light-colored marking

"they chipped off bark to mark the trail with blazes" "the horse had a blaze between its eyes"

(... is a kind of marking ) a marking that consists of lines that cross each other

(... is a kind of marking ) an eyelike marking (as on the wings of some butterflies); usually a spot of color inside a ring of another color

(... is a kind of marking ) graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting

(... is a kind of marking ) a small contrasting part of something

"a bald spot" "a leopard's spots" "a patch of clouds" "patches of thin ice" "a fleck of red"

(... is a kind of marking ) a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background

"a green toad with small black stripes or bars" "may the Stars and Stripes forever wave"

Definition 4: a distinguishing symbol - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where marking or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

Synonyms for marking in the sense of this definition

(marking is a kind of ...) an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance

(... is a kind of marking ) identification mark on the ear of a domestic animal

(... is a kind of marking ) an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object

(... is a kind of marking ) a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)

(... is a kind of marking ) small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.

(... is a kind of marking ) stone post at side of a road to show distances

(... is a kind of marking ) an arrowhead mark identifying British government property

(... is a kind of marking ) a distinguishing mark impressed on paper during manufacture; visible when paper is held up to the light

(... is a kind of marking ) a cancellation mark stamped on mail by postal officials; indicates the post office and date of mailing

(... is a kind of marking ) a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity

(... is a kind of marking ) a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product

(... is a kind of marking ) identification mark on skin, made by burning

(... is a kind of marking ) a mound of stones piled up as a memorial or to mark a boundary or path

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