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12 ENTRIES FOUND:

beating

noun beat·ing \ˈbē-tiŋ\

: the act of repeatedly hitting someone to cause pain or injury : the act of beating someone

Full Definition of BEATING

1
:  an act of striking with repeated blows so as to injure or damage; also :  the injury or damage thus inflicted
2
:  pulsation
3

Examples of BEATING

  1. <he wears a pacemaker to help maintain a regular beating of his heart>
  2. <took a beating and ended up in second place>

First Known Use of BEATING

13th century

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