view·ing | \ˈvyü-iŋ \

Definition of viewing 

: an act of seeing, watching, or taking a look especially : an instance or the practice of watching television

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DeMuro likes the Mohu Glide antenna ($89.99), which worked well in his home and the Tablo DVR, which starts at $139. which allows for viewing of the broadcast channels and a slew of digital networks as well. Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY, "Cord cutting is getting pricier, but there's one sure way to keep it cheap," 7 July 2018 Every Photo from Kaley Cuoco’s Stunning Stable Wedding with Karl Cook Cuoco documented her day lounging around the house with Cook, which included eating avocado toast and a viewing of The Greatest Showman. Jodi Guglielmi,, "Kaley Cuoco Planned Her 'Shoulder Surgery Honeymoon' Over a Year Ago: 'I Knew I'd Have a Babysitter'," 6 July 2018 See how members take advantage of the track’s country club amenities, with open viewing of member racing. Robert Duffer,, "From Subiefest to the Ford Model T, cool car events spin through Chicagoland this weekend," 5 July 2018 This smart home device uses Amazon's Alexa technology to give you hands-free viewing of everything from the weather report to your favorite TV show to your home's smart camera. Health Editors,, "4 Early Prime Day Deals You Can Shop Right Now," 3 July 2018 Table packages include all of the above plus access to the VIP table area, a dedicated wait staff, access to the viewing of the celebrity red carpet, and a private table with premium bottle service. Daniela Sternitzky-di Napoli, Houston Chronicle, "Here's what it costs to party with Kate Upton at the 2018 Maxim Hot 100 Experience," 27 June 2018 The $45 ticket includes viewing of the five gardens and the dinner. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, "Community news: Orland Park promotes two longtime police officers," 31 May 2018 The families and their attorneys filed lawsuits in Kane County Court last week, one made available for public viewing last week and the second on Monday. Rafael Guerrero, Elgin Courier-News, "Lawsuits filed against School District 300, school principal over child sex abuse case against former substitute teacher," 11 June 2018 The Maryland Zoo’s three lions are being removed from public viewing this week as part of an ambitious $20 million renovation of the African Journey exhibit. Mary Carole Mccauley,, "As Maryland Zoo continues its $20 million renovation, some animals will be out of view," 7 June 2018

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First Known Use of viewing

1535, in the meaning defined above

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13 Oct 2018

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The first known use of viewing was in 1535

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