beading

noun bead·ing \ ˈbē-diŋ \
Updated on: 2 Apr 2018

Definition of beading

1 : a beaded molding
2 : material or a part or a piece consisting of a bead
3 : an openwork trimming
4 : beadwork

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First Known Use of beading

1799

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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BEADING Defined for English Language Learners

beading

Definition of beading for English Language Learners

  • : beads that are sewn on a piece of clothing as decoration


Medical Dictionary

beading

noun bead·ing \ ˈbēd-iŋ \

medical Definition of beading

: the beadlike nodules occurring in rickets at the junction of the ribs with their cartilages called also rachitic rosary, rosary


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