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Yeah, I think it's an absolute disaster that Australia, the government, allowed kangaroo culling.
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Meaning of "culling" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CULLING

culling  [ˈkʌlɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CULLING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Culling is a noun.
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.

WHAT DOES CULLING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

culling

Culling

In animal breeding, culling is the process of removing or setting aside animals from a breeding stock based on specific criteria. This is done either to reinforce or exaggerate certain desirable characteristics, or, to remove undesirable characteristics from the group. For livestock and wildlife, culling usually implies killing removed animals.

Definition of culling in the English dictionary

The definition of culling in the dictionary is the reduction of the size of an animal population. Other definition of culling is killing.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CULLING


bowling
ˈbəʊlɪŋ
calling
ˈkɔːlɪŋ
ceiling
ˈsiːlɪŋ
cooling
ˈkuːlɪŋ
cycling
ˈsaɪk əlɪŋ
dealing
ˈdiːlɪŋ
falling
ˈfɔːlɪŋ
feeling
ˈfiːlɪŋ
filing
ˈfaɪlɪŋ
filling
ˈfɪlɪŋ
handling
ˈhændlɪŋ
healing
ˈhiːlɪŋ
lulling
ˈlʌlɪŋ
mailing
ˈmeɪlɪŋ
nulling
ˈnʌlɪŋ
rolling
ˈrəʊlɪŋ
selling
ˈsɛlɪŋ
sterling
ˈstɜːlɪŋ
telling
ˈtɛlɪŋ
willing
ˈwɪlɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CULLING

culinarian
culinarily
culinary
cull
cullay
Cullen
cullender
culler
cullet
cullies
cullion
cullionly
cullis
Culloden
cully
cullyism
culm
Culm Measures
culmen
culmiferous

WORDS THAT END LIKE CULLING

bestselling
billing
chilling
compelling
controlling
direct selling
drilling
dwelling
fulfilling
hot-selling
installing
modeling
modelling
polling
scrolling
shilling
spelling
start the ball rolling
storytelling
swelling
travelling

Synonyms and antonyms of culling in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CULLING»

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

Translation of «culling» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CULLING

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

Translator English - Chinese

扑杀
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sacrificio
570 millions of speakers

English

culling
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मुर्गियों को मारने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اعدام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

выбраковка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

abate
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সঙ্কলন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

abattage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Culling
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Keulung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

選抜除去
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

컬링
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Culling
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tiêu huỷ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பிரித்தெடுத்தல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कल्लन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

itlaf
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

abbattimento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ubój
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вибракування
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sacrificare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σφαγή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uitdun
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

avlivning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

avhorning
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of culling

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CULLING»

The term «culling» is regularly used and occupies the 57.859 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CULLING» OVER TIME

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

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QUOTES WITH «CULLING»

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Steve Irwin
Yeah, I think it's an absolute disaster that Australia, the government, allowed kangaroo culling.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CULLING»

Discover the use of culling in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to culling and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Culling
"In a futuristic world ruled by a totalitarian government called the Establishment, Lucian "Lucky" Spark and four other teenagers are recruited for the Trials.
Steven Dos Santos, 2013
2
Dark Clouds Gather
Description This book includes a true story about reaching the very edge, the very depths and heights of bipolar illness, but almost always with a sense of humour.
Katy Sara Culling, 2011
3
Too Good for This World
All are covered in this book. As it is common for co-disorders to exist, especially alcoholism, anxiety and eating disorders, some of the stories include tales of people struggling with these issues as well as their mood disorder.
Katy Sara Culling, 2011
4
Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing: 5th Indian ...
5th Indian Conference, ICVGIP 2006, Madurai, India, December 13-16, 2006, Proceedings Prem Kalra Shmuel Peleg. Culling an Object Hierarchy to a Frustum Hierarchy Nirnimesh, Pawan Harish, and P.J. Narayanan Center for Visual ...
Prem Kalra, Shmuel Peleg, 2006
5
Reflective Reflections
This book considers the factors that might predispose someone to an eating disorder, what are the many and main causes of different eating disorders, and the factors that trap people within these horrific illnesses that trick your mind.
Katy Sara Culling, 2011
6
Culling hens
CULLING CHART Separating layers and nonlayers Character Comb Face Vent Pubic bones Abdomen Skin Layer Large, smooth, bright red, glossy Bright red Large, smooth, moist Thin, pliable, spread apart Full, soft, pliable . . Soft, loose ...
United States. Agricultural Research Service. Animal Husbandry Research Division, 1966
7
Bovine TB: Badger Culling; Sixth Report of Session 2005-06
Bovine TB : Badger culling, sixth report of session 2005-06, Vol. 2: Oral and written Evidence
Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, Parliament Great Britain House of Commons, 2006
8
Culling: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Proceeds from this book are used to expand the content and coverage of Websters Online Dictionary (www.websters-online-dictionary.org).
‎2008
9
Poultry Culling - A Collection of Articles on the Methods, ...
This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before.
Various, 2011
10
Every Step in Culling and Breeding...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
E C Foreman, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CULLING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term culling is used in the context of the following news items.
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ACT government poll finds public support for kangaroo culling in …
The ACT government has claimed vindication for its controversial culling of kangaroos on Canberra's nature reserves, releasing a new opinion ... «The Canberra Times, Jul 15»
2
Scottish ruling on seal-culling data to 'name and shame' salmon …
For the second year running, the campaigners have used speedboats to photograph the culling of seals by marksmen. Both sides reportedly ... «Undercurrent News, Jul 15»
3
Badger Culling to Commence in Northern Ireland
NORTHERN IRELAND – The second year of badger culling will start in Northern Ireland as part of a national bovine tuberculosis eradication ... «TheCattleSite, Jul 15»
4
USDA To Review Bird-Flu Protocols Following 'Slow And Frustrating …
Clifford said the USDA has undertaken steps to better handle the outbreak, and despite initial delays, the agency has caught up on culling birds ... «Tech Times, Jul 15»
5
Q&A: Geisinger CIO Frank Richards
The next iteration of electronic heath records needs to be smarter, culling through information, presenting providers information they need to act ... «Healthcare IT News, Jul 15»
6
ACT government cull ends early after 1700 kangaroos shot dead
The reopened reserves and grasslands could see culling again in 2016 when another 2500 kangaroos can be killed as part of environmental ... «Gippsland Times, Jul 15»
7
Fewer Marine staff sergeants cut by 2015 retention board
Manpower officials attributed the significant decrease in the number of Marines screened to the FY14 board's success in culling many of those ... «Marine Corps Times, Jul 15»
8
Microsoft writes-off Nokia purchase with massive layoffs ahead of …
The news, which arrived as speculation from The New York Times, has now been confirmed with the culling of a 7,800 roles, in addition to the ... «Inquirer, Jul 15»
9
How MBX Systems cast off most customers, refocused
Bellak said the company reset its business in 2010 by culling nearly two-thirds of its clients. Bellak said the company reset its business in 2010 ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
10
Elephants sent to China are 'better off' in mainland zoos, says …
"There are ways of dealing with overpopulation such as culling, sell them to countries with proper habitats or do trophies. We have chosen a ... «South China Morning Post, Jul 15»

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