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Meaning of "feathering" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FEATHERING

feathering  [ˈfɛðərɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FEATHERING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Feathering 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 FEATHERING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Feathering

Feathering is a technique used in computer graphics software to smooth or blur the edges of a feature. The term is inherited from a technique of fine retouching using fine feathers.

Definition of feathering in the English dictionary

The first definition of feathering in the dictionary is the plumage of a bird; feathers. Other definition of feathering is an imperfection in print caused by the spreading of ink. Feathering is also the use of additional space between lines in typesetting in order to fill the page.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FEATHERING


bearing
ˈbɛərɪŋ
catering
ˈkeɪtərɪŋ
considering
kənˈsɪdərɪŋ
covering
ˈkʌvərɪŋ
during
ˈdjʊərɪŋ
engineering
ˌɛndʒɪˈnɪərɪŋ
fathering
ˈfɑːðərɪŋ
gathering
ˈɡæðərɪŋ
hearing
ˈhɪərɪŋ
leathering
ˈlɛðərɪŋ
manufacturing
ˌmænjʊˈfæktʃərɪŋ
monitoring
ˈmɒnɪtərɪŋ
mothering
ˈmʌðərɪŋ
offering
ˈɒfərɪŋ
unwithering
ʌnˈwɪðərɪŋ
wearing
ˈwɛərɪŋ
weathering
ˈwɛðərɪŋ
withering
ˈwɪðərɪŋ
woolgathering
ˈwʊlˌɡæðərɪŋ
wuthering
ˈwʌðərɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FEATHERING

feather palm
feather star
feather-bed
feather-brained
feather-edged
feather-like
feather-veined
featherbedding
featherbrain
feathered
featheredge
featherhead
featherheaded
featheriness
featherless
featherlight
feathers
featherstitch
featherweight
feathery

WORDS THAT END LIKE FEATHERING

bring
civil engineering
electrical engineering
empowering
fingering
flattering
flowering
hovering
lettering
lowering
mechanical engineering
ordering
pioneering
power steering
recovering
rendering
steering
suffering
wandering
watering
wondering

Synonyms and antonyms of feathering in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «feathering» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FEATHERING

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

Translator English - Chinese

羽化
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

flecos
570 millions of speakers

English

feathering
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पंख
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ريش
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

оперение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

empenamento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পক্ষোদ্গম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

drapeau
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bulu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gefieder
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

フェザリング
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

페더
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Feathering
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

có lông
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

feathering
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फेदरिंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tüyler
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

piumaggio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

upierzenie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

оперення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

penaj
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πτέρωμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vere
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

avtunning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

uttoning
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of feathering

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FEATHERING»

The term «feathering» is regularly used and occupies the 78.160 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FEATHERING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «feathering» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «feathering» 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 feathering

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FEATHERING»

Discover the use of feathering in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to feathering and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
An Introduction to Form and Feathering of the Domestic Fowl
This book presents a very clear system for learning about the genetics of form and feathering in the domestic fowl and is written to be understood by the young and beginners alike.
Brian Reeder, 2011
2
Feathering Custer
The noted Nez Perce fiction writer and critic W. S. Penn turns his wry and penetrating gaze on the state of modern Native life and literature and considers how modern scholarship has affected the ways Natives and others see themselves and ...
W. S. Penn, 2004
3
Feathering your nest: the retirement planner
A retirement and investment planner features advice on finding sound investments, traveling as a retiree, the complexities of insurance, mortages and reverse mortgages, health care, wills and trusts, and dodging taxes at retirement.
Lisa Berger, 1993
4
Esther's Pillow: The Tar and Feathering of Margaret Chambers
He has written a memoir about his years of service to Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, "Call the Briefing"; two novels, "Esther's Pillow," and "Death in the Polka Dot Shoes"; and a collection of short stories called, ...
Marlin Fitzwater, 2011
5
Feathering the Nest: Tracy Hutson's Earth-Friendly Guide to ...
"In the pages of this book, Page Hutson shares her passion for creating children's spaces, putting her guiding principles into practice for four different styles of nursery design: vintage, contemporary, traditional, and international.
Tracy Hutson, 2009
6
Ecdysis, As Morphological Evidence of the Original ...
This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words.
Edward Degen, 2010
7
Real World Adobe InDesign CS3
Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner. colored text. The reason: It needs a complex- shaped object to create a complex shaped texture. Feathering The usual definition of feathering goes something like this: “feathering softens the edges of page ...
Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner, 2007
8
Photoshop CS4 After the Shoot
This shows that feathering tends to smooth edges around sharp detail. Second, the feathering takes place on both sides of the marching ants. That means the feathering effect is feathering outward and inward, with respect to the selection ...
Mark Fitzgerald, 2011
9
Directory of Australian Birds: Passerines: Passerines
and behind eye); large to small dusky-brown triangular patch of dense short hair- like plumes on lower cheeks (cheek patches vestigial, the face feathered with short, fluffy or scaly and often mottled feathering); extensive bare patches on sides ...
R Schodde, IJ Mason, 1999
10
Clinical Radiotherapy Physics
The result of feathering is illustrated in Figure 15.50d, where the position of the beam edges changes from a-a' to b-b' and to c-c' during three successive segments of the treatment. The greater the number of segments, the less can be the ...
Subramania Jayaraman, Lawrence H. Lanzl, E.F. Lanzl, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FEATHERING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term feathering is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Ashes 2015: England v Australia – first Test, day three – live!
Ali has a waft outside off at the first, feathering a toe end behind that drops well short of Haddin. And he has a much bugger waft at the second, ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Women's invitation doubles - court 3
Novak Djokovic is feathering the pedal and the engine is purring. Richard Gasquet is no longer hurrying him into strokes or shifting him around ... «BBC Sport, Jul 15»
3
F1 2015 review: Pole position with few pit stops
... (things which real-life F1 cars don't have any more) to the max, and won't have to worry about feathering the throttle after slow corners. «Pocket-lint.com, Jul 15»
4
Three set points Federer
Novak Djokovic is feathering the pedal and the engine is purring. Richard Gasquet is no longer hurrying him into strokes or shifting him around ... «BBC Sport, Jul 15»
5
Patrick Harvie: There's a strong case to raise inheritance tax rather …
Given low rates of pay progression for most employees, asset wealth is becoming more successful at feathering the nests of those who are ... «The National, Jul 15»
6
Hams teams battle for success in the cup
William Snawden and Tobin Barker got off to a steady start with the latter looking as fluent as ever before feathering an edge behind off the ... «Ivybridge South Brent and South, Jul 15»
7
When Rioting Is the Answer
From as far back as the days of tar-and-feathering British tax collectors, citizens have resisted power by fighting back, using fists when their ... «TIME, Jul 15»
8
5 Steps to Making a Magical Animal-Filled Forest with Photoshop
So you are essentially feathering out your selection around the animal, and not smudging/blurring the actual pixels of the animal. (Check out ... «PetaPixel, Jul 15»
9
PHOTOS: Catching 'The Drift' in Riverside
A feathering of the gas pedal and the slide into the second turn was as smooth and precise as a figure skater performing an ice-skating routine ... «Press-Enterprise, Jul 15»
10
Crash and Blume: Carlstadt steakhouse owner's real life history part …
3 propeller with relatively high power and the subsequent feathering of no. 4 propeller resulting in a descent at an altitude too low to effect ... «NorthJersey.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Feathering [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/feathering>. Sep 2019 ».
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