- a study to get some reading of shoppers' preferences
Examples of reading in a Sentence
The family attended the reading of her will.
The speech ended with a reading from his latest novel.
After several readings, I finally understood the meaning of the poem.
He needs help in reading.
The teacher gave us a list of books for further reading on the subject.
He has done a lot of reading on this subject.
The reading for today is about human cloning.
Moby-Dick is required reading for any scholar of 19th-century American literature.
The pastor selected a reading for tonight's service.
Recent Examples of reading from the Web
One of the underrated things about being an adult is that there’s no such thing as required summer reading—no Beowulf, no The Catcher in the Rye, and no Great Gatsby to read and be ready to discuss in September.
Two technicians sat at a bank of screens, pumping electricity into a battery in the adjacent cinder block room and watching temperature readings rise as the battery’s charge reached double what it was designed to hold.
The piles were split up into different reading levels and topics.
Finally, Beth Marshall Presents will offer two play readings on Saturday, June 23, in its New Works Series.
People will still ask autobiographical questions of female authors in interviews and at readings.
The live reading became an exuberant celebration of life.
But GitHub also hosts content that the country's government would rather censor, like readings related to the 1989 student-lead protests in Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
Plus, Trump’s been sending other signals to Manafort that don’t require much reading between the lines.
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READING Defined for English Language Learners
: the act of reading something
: the activity of reading a book, magazine, etc.
: a book, article, etc., that is being read or that is intended to be read
READING Defined for Kids
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