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Our memories are convenient lies we create, cribbing images from others' experiences. We discard the personal specifics which don't conform to the ideal conventional beauty created by art directors and cinematographers.
Damian Loeb

Meaning of "cribbing" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRIBBING

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRIBBING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cribbing is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb cribbing in English.

WHAT DOES CRIBBING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Crib

A crib is an infant bed in American English. Crib may also refer to: ▪ Nativity scene, a depiction of the birth of Jesus as described in the gospels of Matthew and Luke ▪ Box crib, a wooden frame used to stabilise a heavy object during a rescue, jacking, construction or moving operation ▪ Crib, a sample of known plaintext in codebreaking ▪ Crib pier, built with supporting columns constructed like log cabins ▪ Crib barn, a popular type of barn found throughout the U.S. south and southeast regions ▪ Crib sheet, a cheat sheet or concise set of notes for quick reference ▪ Corn crib, a granary for drying and storing corn ▪ Cribbage, a card game ▪ Cribbing, a bad habit of some horses ▪ CrossCribb, a card game ▪ Manger, a trough or box to hold food for animals ▪ Bach, a modest beach house ▪ Timber crib dam, a wooden dam built using cribs ▪ Water crib, an offshore structure that supplies water to an onshore pumping station...

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CRIBBING

PRESENT

Present
I crib
you crib
he/she/it cribs
we crib
you crib
they crib
Present continuous
I am cribbing
you are cribbing
he/she/it is cribbing
we are cribbing
you are cribbing
they are cribbing
Present perfect
I have cribbed
you have cribbed
he/she/it has cribbed
we have cribbed
you have cribbed
they have cribbed
Present perfect continuous
I have been cribbing
you have been cribbing
he/she/it has been cribbing
we have been cribbing
you have been cribbing
they have been cribbing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I cribbed
you cribbed
he/she/it cribbed
we cribbed
you cribbed
they cribbed
Past continuous
I was cribbing
you were cribbing
he/she/it was cribbing
we were cribbing
you were cribbing
they were cribbing
Past perfect
I had cribbed
you had cribbed
he/she/it had cribbed
we had cribbed
you had cribbed
they had cribbed
Past perfect continuous
I had been cribbing
you had been cribbing
he/she/it had been cribbing
we had been cribbing
you had been cribbing
they had been cribbing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will crib
you will crib
he/she/it will crib
we will crib
you will crib
they will crib
Future continuous
I will be cribbing
you will be cribbing
he/she/it will be cribbing
we will be cribbing
you will be cribbing
they will be cribbing
Future perfect
I will have cribbed
you will have cribbed
he/she/it will have cribbed
we will have cribbed
you will have cribbed
they will have cribbed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been cribbing
you will have been cribbing
he/she/it will have been cribbing
we will have been cribbing
you will have been cribbing
they will have been cribbing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would cribbing
you would cribbing
he/she/it would cribbing
we would cribbing
you would cribbing
they would cribbing
Conditional continuous
I would be cribbing
you would be cribbing
he/she/it would be cribbing
we would be cribbing
you would be cribbing
they would be cribbing
Conditional perfect
I would have cribbing
you would have cribbing
he/she/it would have cribbing
we would have cribbing
you would have cribbing
they would have cribbing
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been cribbing
you would have been cribbing
he/she/it would have been cribbing
we would have been cribbing
you would have been cribbing
they would have been cribbing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you crib
we let´s crib
you crib
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to crib
Past participle
cribbed
Present Participle
cribbing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRIBBING

criant
crib
crib death
crib-biter
crib-biting
crib-wall
cribbage
cribbage board
cribbed
cribber
cribble
cribella
cribellar
cribellum
cribrate
cribration
cribriform
cribrose
cribrous
cribwork

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRIBBING

attention-grabbing
back-stabbing
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blabbing
bobbing
clubbing
dubbing
grabbing
mobbing
nabbing
nightclubbing
ribbing
robbing
rubbing
scrubbing
sobbing
stabbing
stubbing
subbing
throbbing
webbing

Synonyms and antonyms of cribbing in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CRIBBING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «cribbing» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of cribbing
bassinet · bed · box · bunker · cage · cheat · confine · coop · copy · cot · cradle · enclose · fence · imprison · key · limit · manger · Moses basket · notes · pen · pilfer · pirate · plagiarize · purloin · rack · rail · restrict · stall · translation · trot

Translation of «cribbing» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRIBBING

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

Translator English - Chinese

恶癖
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cribbing
570 millions of speakers

English

cribbing
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

cribbing
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

cribbing
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

списывание
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

escoramento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

cribbing
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

caissons
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menyeberang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Abschreiben
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カンニング
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

주절
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cribbing
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cribbing
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உடையை எடுப்பதை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्रिबिंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kopya
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cribbing
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cribbing
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

списування
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cribbing
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

cribbing
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Afskrywery
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cribbing
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cribbing
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cribbing

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRIBBING»

The term «cribbing» is regularly used and occupies the 55.761 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRIBBING» OVER TIME

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

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QUOTES WITH «CRIBBING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word cribbing.
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Damian Loeb
Our memories are convenient lies we create, cribbing images from others' experiences. We discard the personal specifics which don't conform to the ideal conventional beauty created by art directors and cinematographers.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRIBBING»

Discover the use of cribbing in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cribbing and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Current Therapy in Equine Medicine
The terms cribbing, crib-biting, and windsucking describe similar behaviors. If a distinction is to be made, cribbing refers to the horse grasping a fixed object with its incisors, pulling back, and seemingly drawing air into the cranial esophagus ...
Norman Edward Robinson, Kim A. Sprayberry, 2009
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Trench Rescue: Awareness, Operations, Technician
Generally, cribbing is cut to standard 12, 18, or 24-inch lengths. Do not go all out buying wood for cribbing. This is not the place to invest your money, because just about any construction-grade lumber will work. Keep in mind that over time the ...
C. V. Martinette, 2008
3
Emergency Rescue Shoring Techniques
Box. cribbing. size-up. As with any type of shoring scenario, there has to be some type of initial evaluation of the unstable area. Your rescue shoring team must size up the area and the predicament that it faces at any given time. The following ...
John P. O'Connell, 2005
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The Essentials of Horsekeeping
triggers cribbing. Some recent studies suggest that a high-grain diet increases the chances of acidosis, which in turn may contribute to a horse's cribbing for physical relief. A horse produces excessive saliva when he cribs. When ingested, the ...
Rachel Hairston, 2005
5
Don't Horse Around with Our Health: The Positive Influence ...
After researching cribbing I discovered there were not any conclusive answers to the causes or solutions to the problem of cribbing. Over the past years I have witnessed these products relieve many of the health issues that are thought to be  ...
James C. Lane, Jr., 2013
6
The Domestic Horse: The Origins, Development and Management ...
It has been hypothesized that cribbing acts as a substitute for this chewing in an attempt to increase total saliva production and buffer against increased gastrointestinal acidity (Nicol, 1999) and it has been found that horses do indeed produce ...
D. S. Mills, S. M. McDonnell, 2005
7
Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills
Once the step chocks are in place, the tires can be deflated by pulling out the valve stems to create a stable vehicle. If step chocks are not available or are not the right size, you can build a box crib. To do so, place cribbing at right angles to the ...
Iafc, 2012
8
Vehicle Extrication: A Practical Guide
When the gap between the ground and a vehicle needs to be filled for support, cribbing can be used to fill the space. Cribbing is usually performed by stacking and arranging wood blocks to help support a load. In the vehicle extrication setting, ...
Brian G. Anderson, 2004
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Concepts and Controversies in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
The prototypical equine compulsion is cribbing. Cribbing is a condition in which affected horses grasp the edge of their stall with their incisor teeth, lean back, tense their large neck muscles and make a swallowing motion. Affected horses are ...
Jonathan S. Abramowitz, Arthur C. Houts, 2006
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Fundamentals of Technical Rescue
The simplest type of stabilization is referred to as cribbing j[2£LJ3. Cribbing consist- oi wood, composite, or plastic pieces stacked across one another to build up a solid base for a load to sit on. Wedges are used to make up any difference ...
Iafc, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRIBBING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cribbing is used in the context of the following news items.
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Want To Play All Three Formats For India, Says Murali Vijay
I am not blaming anyone but when you don't have a specific role to play, it becomes difficult. I am not cribbing but only want do well on this tour ... «NDTVSports.com, Jul 15»
2
Live Cricket Score of Bangladesh vs South Africa, 2nd T20I at Dhaka
In 7 seasons, I have played just 14 ODIs. I am not cribbing, I only want do well now - Vijay. • The... view. INDIA'S SUPERSTAR: The small town ... «Cricbuzz, Jul 15»
3
These 10 quotes prove that MS Dhoni is one of the best things that …
382 - Record 4th innings score... view. • In 7 seasons, I have played just 14 ODIs. I am not cribbing, I only want do well now - Vijay. • The... view ... «Cricbuzz, Jul 15»
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I am not blaming anyone, says Murali Vijay
I am not cribbing but only want do well on this tour," he said. Vijay, who has had a splendid run in Tests, since he made his comeback against ... «Oneindia, Jul 15»
5
For me it's about accuracy: Binny
I am not cribbing. I want to do well on this tour,” said Vijay who played his last ODI series in the West Indies in the first week of July 2013. «The Hindu, Jul 15»
6
This Hilarious Video Tells You How Indian Girls Emotionally …
Ever wonder why girls keep cribbing about not finding any nice guys and then friendzone the nice guys for complete douchebags? Ever wonder why girls break ... «MensXP.com, Jul 15»
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Timbers discovered during Richmond-Dresden bridge construction …
“They were just some timber from cribbing on the river,” said Leith Smith, a state archaeologist who oversaw a historic dig site on the Richmond ... «Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel, Jul 15»
8
Terminator Genisys - Timeline Infographic
... (I lack the technical skills nor the will to do anything more complex) cribbing together bits and pieces of information from various sources. «Comic Book Movie, Jul 15»
9
Happy 4th of July! The Drafting of the Declaration of Independence
Unlike today, when such cribbing might detract from Jefferson's accomplishment, achievement in the Eighteenth Century “lay instead in the ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
10
Oren's Orgy of Self-Justification
... a potential P5+1 deal with Iran -- with many quoting verbatim or, at least, cribbing from AIPAC (the pro-Israel lobby) talking points on the deal. «Huffington Post, Jul 15»

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