Meaning of ORDERING in English



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Etymology: Middle English, from gerund of ordren to order

: the act, an instance, or the result of ordering: as

a. : management , regulation

determined to have the ordering of things in its hands — John Buchan

b. : mode or product of ordering : arrangement

the polity is a certain ordering of the inhabitants of the polis — C.H.McIlwain

the distinction between the two orderings of knowledge — C.W.Berenda

c. : the process of applying water to tobacco either as steam, moist air, or spray to make it soft and pliable for handling

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