Meaning of RAISING in English

RAISING

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.

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