from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A making or giving of a mark.
- n. A mark or marks made.
- n. The characteristic pattern of coloration of a plant or animal.
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- v. Present participle of mark.
- n. action of the verb to mark
- n. a mark
- n. the characteristic colouration and patterning of an animal
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of one who, or that which, marks; the mark or marks made; arrangement or disposition of marks or coloring.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of impressing a mark upon something.—2. In coinage, the process of edge-rolling, or swaging the edge of the blank to prepare it for reeding.—3. A mark or series of marks upon something; characteristic arrangement of marks, as lines or dots, or of natural coloring: as, the markings on a bird's eggs, or of the petals of a flower; the natural markings of a gem or of ornamental wood.
- Making a mark; hence, distinguishing; significant; striking.
- Taking note; discerning; observant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score
- n. a pattern of marks
- n. a distinguishing symbol
- n. the act of making a visible mark on a surface
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