Meaning of RAISING in English
p.pr. & ·vb.n. of raise.
2. raising ·noun the act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalting, producing, or restoring to life.
3. raising ·noun specifically, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building; as, to help at a raising.
4. raising ·noun the operation of embossing sheet metal, or of forming it into cup-shaped or hollow articles, by hammering, stamping, or spinning.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012