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What I'm trying to do is to at least raise a flag to the blinding light of technology.
Godfrey Reggio

Meaning of "blinding" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BLINDING

blinding  [ˈblaɪndɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BLINDING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Blinding can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES BLINDING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of blinding in the English dictionary

The first definition of blinding in the dictionary is sand or grit spread over a road surface to fill up cracks. Other definition of blinding is the process of laying blinding. Blinding is also Also called: mattress. a layer of concrete made with little cement spread over soft ground to seal it so that reinforcement can be laid on it.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BLINDING


baby-minding
ˈbeɪbɪ ˈmaɪndɪŋ
binding
ˈbaɪndɪŋ
bookbinding
ˈbʊkbaɪndɪŋ
childminding
ˈtʃaɪldˌmaɪndɪŋ
ending
ˈɛndɪŋ
finding
ˈfaɪndɪŋ
grinding
ˈɡraɪndɪŋ
multiplepoinding
ˌmʌltɪpəlˈpɪndɪŋ
nonbinding
ˌnɒnˈbaɪndɪŋ
outstanding
ˌaʊtˈstændɪŋ
pathfinding
ˈpæθˌfaɪndɪŋ
pending
ˈpɛndɪŋ
rangefinding
ˈreɪndʒˌfaɪndɪŋ
rewinding
riːˈwaɪndɪŋ
spellbinding
ˈspelbaɪndɪŋ
spending
ˈspendɪŋ
standing
ˈstændɪŋ
surrounding
səˈraʊndɪŋ
understanding
ˌʌndəˈstændɪŋ
winding
ˈwaɪndɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BLINDING

blind trust
blind-side
blind-stitch
blindage
blinder
blinders
blindfish
blindfold
blindfolded
Blindheim
blindingly
blindless
blindly
blindness
blindside
blindsight
blindstorey
blindstories
blindstory
blindworm

WORDS THAT END LIKE BLINDING

according
ascending
astounding
bonding
branding
commanding
defending
demanding
descending
expanding
founding
funding
grounding
landing
lending
long-standing
mending
notwithstanding
pounding
sounding
vending

Synonyms and antonyms of blinding in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BLINDING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «blinding» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of blinding

Translation of «blinding» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BLINDING

Find out the translation of blinding to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of blinding from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «blinding» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

耀眼的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cegador
570 millions of speakers

English

blinding
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चकाचौंध
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المسببة للعمى
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ослепляя
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cegante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দৃষ্টি আচ্ছন্নকারী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

aveuglant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Membutakan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

blendend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

まばゆい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

눈부신
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Blinding
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự đui
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அடங்கும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आंधळे करणारे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kör eden
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

accecante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oślepiające
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

засліплюючи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

orbitoare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τύφλωση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verblind
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bländande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

blinding
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of blinding

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BLINDING»

The term «blinding» is quite widely used and occupies the 35.640 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BLINDING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «blinding» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «blinding» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about blinding

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9 QUOTES WITH «BLINDING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word blinding.
1
Margery Allingham
He did not arrive at this conclusion by the decent process of quiet, logical deduction, nor yet by the blinding flash of glorious intuition, but by the shoddy, untidy process halfway between the two by which one usually gets to know things.
2
Brandon Boyd
There are many ways to experience love. It can feel like a knife in your back, or it can feel like you're being lifted up by winged creatures towards a beautiful blinding light.
3
Ivy Compton-Burnett
There is probably nothing like living together for blinding people to each other.
4
Stephen Jay Gould
Nothing is more dangerous than a dogmatic worldview - nothing more constraining, more blinding to innovation, more destructive of openness to novelty.
5
Jim Harrison
Success and money can really be quite blinding.
6
Rose Macaulay
Each wrong act brings with it its own anesthetic, dulling the conscience and blinding it against further light, and sometimes for years.
7
Nicholas Mosley
Not only the style, but the way in which you don't exactly know what on earth has happened or is happening till about page two hundred - then it all becomes apparent in a blinding flash.
8
Godfrey Reggio
What I'm trying to do is to at least raise a flag to the blinding light of technology.
9
John Singer Sargent
A person with normal eyesight would have nothing to know in the way of 'Impressionism' unless he were in a blinding light or in the dusk or dark.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BLINDING»

Discover the use of blinding in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to blinding and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Blinding Knife
From the New York Times Bestselling author of The Black Prism.
Brent Weeks, 2012
2
Blinding
This kaleidoscopic world is both eerily familiar and profoundly new. Readers of Blinding will emerge from this strange pilgrimage shaken, and entirely transformed. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Mircea Cartarescu, 2013
3
This Blinding Absence of Light
The award-winning Moroccan-born author of The Sacred Night and Corruption provides a chilling fictional account of the horrific desert concentration camps in which King Hassan II of Morocco held his political enemies and the inhumane ...
Tahar Ben Jelloun, 2002
4
Blinding Light: A Novel
He also offers incisive, sometimes hilarious takes on the manifold ironies of travel, of trespass and trangession, and of the trappings of the writer’s life—from the fear of the blank page to the unexpected challenges of the book tour.
Paul Theroux, 2012
5
The Blinding Torch: Modern British Fiction and the Discourse ...
In a provocative work of both cultural and literary criticism, Brian W. Shaffer explores this debate, showing how representative novels of five British modernists - Joseph Conrad, D. H. Lawrence, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, and Malcolm ...
Brian W. Shaffer, 1993
6
Blinding: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
There will never be a system invented which will do away with the necessity for work.ndash;Henry FordThe man who works for the gold in the job rather than for the money in the pay envelope, is the fellow who gets on.ndash;Joseph French ...
‎2008
7
Rain Upon the Blinding Dust
The story of an escaped slave who joins the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteers, and a young man who is in the 33rd Iowa Infantry. The two meet at the failed Red River Campaign.
Jim Hawley, 2012
8
Blinding Blizzards
This book guides readers through the conditions needed for a blizzard to occur, discusses the many dangers that blow in with blizzards, and describes some of the most terrible snowstorms in history.
Michael Portman, 2012
9
Blinding moment: four pieces about composers
This volume includes four pieces in several forms -- a prose poem in tribute to Olivier Messiaen's great piano work "Catalogue d'oiseaux", which gives the title to the piece; a short story in the form of recollections by George Frederick ...
Gert Jonke, 2009
10
Brilliant!: The Blinding Enlightenment of Nikola Tesla
Who was Brilliant!
Electric Company Theatre, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BLINDING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term blinding is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Millinocket man accused of blinding woman in one eye
Millinocket man accused of blinding woman in one eye. A Millinocket man charged with aggravated assault and domestic violence assault ... «WCSH-TV, Jul 15»
2
Three key areas where Deflate-gate report is blinding us with science
Science in the Wells report, on which the NFL based its Deflate-gate punishments, continues to be dissected. Rightly so. And not just by biased ... «Toronto Sun, Jul 15»
3
'It's not like Argo': the trials of a tour guide in Iran
Mr Aghai was an old timer, and he drove uncomplainingly even with a blinding sun in his face. Ali-Reza, on the other hand, did not conceal his ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
4
Teen Wolf Recap: Without a Tracy
Anyway, Kira went full Dragon Ball Z on Tracy's ass, emitting a blinding red light and slicing off her freaky spine tail. This left ol' Trace in Malia's ... «TVLine, Jul 15»
5
Kasabian say they're not old or BALD enough to sell themselves on …
After a blinding set the rockers retreated to their hotel and partied until 6am, Serge, 34, finishing off with a paddle in the sea. Rock 'n' roll indeed ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
6
The New Amy Winehouse Documentary Accidentally Exposed Our …
... family members and paparazzi flashbulbs, which the New Yorker claims were digitally enhanced to make their glare more blinding. Source: ... «Mic, Jul 15»
7
Harry Dowd: Fearless goalkeeper who succeeded Bert Trautmann …
Having conceded only one goal on the road to Wembley, Dowd was magnificent in the 1-0 final victory over Leicester City, making one blinding ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
8
The Skriker, Royal Exchange Manchester, review: Maxine Peake is …
There was a blinding lightning flash and Maxine Peake slammed onto the stage her face ten inches from mine, consumed with an unspeakable ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
9
A Final Word on Same-Sex Marriage
This is the generation that is having trouble catching up with a generation galloping past them at blinding speed. They, the Geezers, well, they ... «Arutz Sheva, Jul 15»
10
**** SPOILER ALERT **** Review: True Detective, Season 2 …
This was Pizzolatto's version of a long dark tunnel with a blinding light at the end. Velcoro had being granted a fleeting glance at the afterlife ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»

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