reading /ˈriːdɪŋ/ noun
plural readings
plural readings
Learner's definition of READING
[count] : the act of reading something
[noncount] : the activity of reading a book, magazine, etc.
often used before another noun
: a book, article, etc., that is being read or that is intended to be read
often plural
often used before another noun
[count] : a part of the Bible that is read aloud as part of a religious service
[count] : a particular opinion or understanding of something
often + of
[count] : an event at which something is read aloud to an audience
[count] : the temperature, weight, number, etc., that is shown on a measuring instrument
[count] : an occurrence in which a proposed bill is discussed in a legislature before it becomes law