view·​ing | \ ˈvyü-iŋ How to pronounce viewing (audio) \

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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The pair seemingly can't stand each other, which makes for entertaining viewing., "7 of the Biggest Footballer Twitter Feuds Ever," 8 Sep. 2019 Features like dialogue enhancement work with this device, and Roku added new volume modes that optimize audio for different viewing environments. Valentina Palladino, Ars Technica, "Roku’s new $179 soundbar doubles as a streaming device, works with most TVs," 4 Sep. 2019 Beyond the music, fans got to cool off at the Kia Soul Station human car wash experience and were treated to a fantastic viewing deck with a meet & greet with Above & Beyond. Taylor Mims, Billboard, "Electric Zoo Welcomed Over 107,000 Fans to Randall's Island Park," 4 Sep. 2019 As a play, Fleabag gets its emotional punch from a twist—a revelation of its protagonist’s bad behavior—and so the storyline is inevitably less powerful on subsequent viewings. Helen Lewis, The Atlantic, "The Nostalgic End of Fleabag," 30 Aug. 2019 Park staff is now trying to organizing future viewing events so people can see the the synchronous fireflies' light show, WJHL reports. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, "Special fireflies put on synchronized light show in Great Smoky Mountains National Park," 29 Aug. 2019 So, what are the best college football viewing bars in Texas for each particular program? Peter Dawson, Houston Chronicle, "Best Houston sports bars to watch college football for Aggies, Cougars, Longhorns fans and more," 27 Aug. 2019 For the adventurous, Nat Geo Expeditions offers a Sri Lankan itinerary, including a trip to the Golden Temple of Dambulla plus guided game viewing in the vast, historic park. Natasha Daly And Kitson Jazynka, National Geographic, "Here’s how to see elephants," 12 Aug. 2019 In theory, customers could build their own ideal viewing menu from these disparate services, but managing them all separately is a headache. David Z. Morris, Fortune, "The Disney Plus, ESPN Plus, and Hulu Bundle Is the First Bomb Dropped in the Video Streaming War," 7 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of viewing

1535, in the meaning defined above

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