Meaning of READING in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ ri:dɪŋ ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
Reading is the activity of reading books.
I have always loved reading.
...young people who find reading and writing difficult.
A reading is an event at which poetry or extracts from books are read to an audience.
...a poetry reading.
Your reading of a word, text, or situation is the way in which you understand or interpret it.
My reading of her character makes me feel that she was too responsible a person to do those things...
N-COUNT : with supp , usu N of n
The reading on a measuring device is the figure or measurement that it shows.
The gauge must be giving a faulty reading.
In the British Parliament or the US Congress, a reading is one of the three stages of introducing and discussing a new bill before it can be passed as law.
The bill is expected to pass its second reading with a comfortable majority.
N-COUNT : usu ord N
If you say that a book or an article makes interesting reading or makes for interesting reading , you mean that it is interesting to read.
The list of drinks, a dozen pages long, makes fascinating reading...
PHRASE : V inflects
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006