Meaning of WRITING in English

n. 1 a group or sequence of letters or symbols. 2 = HANDWRITING. 3 (usu. in pl.) a piece of literary work done; a book, article, etc. 4 (Writings) the Hagiographa. in writing in written form. writing-desk a desk for writing at, esp. with compartments for papers etc. the writing on the wall an ominously significant event etc. (see Dan. 5:5, 25-8). writing-pad a pad (see PAD(1) n. 2) of paper for writing on. writing-paper paper for writing (esp. letters) on.

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