Meaning of READING in English

[] n (bef. 12c) 1: the act of reading

2. a: material read or for reading b: extent of material read 3 a: a particular version b: data indicated by an instrument

4. a: a particular interpretation of something (as a law) b: a particular performance of something (as a musical work)

5: an indication of a certain state of affairs "a study to get some ~ of shoppers' preferences"

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