"readings" in the noun sense
the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
"his main reading was detective stories"
"suggestions for further reading"
a particular interpretation or performance
"on that reading it was an insult"
"he was famous for his reading of Mozart"
3. reading, meter reading, indication
a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument
"he could not believe the meter reading"
"the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm"
4. reading, reading material
written material intended to be read
"the teacher assigned new readings"
"he bought some reading material at the airport"
5. interpretation, reading, version
a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
a city on the River Thames in Berkshire in southern England
7. recitation, recital, reading
a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance
"the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems"
8. reading, meter reading
the act of measuring with meters or similar instruments
"he has a job meter reading for the gas company"
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