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Opening vs. Openning

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Openingverb

present participle of open

Openningverb

misspelling of opening

Openingnoun

An act or instance of making or becoming open.

‘The daily openings of the day lily bloom gives it its name.’; ‘He remembered fondly the Christmas morning opening of presents.’;

Openningnoun

misspelling of opening

Openingnoun

Something that is open.

‘A salamander darted out of an opening in the rocks.’; ‘He slipped through an opening in the crowd.’;

Openingnoun

An act or instance of beginning.

‘There have been few factory and store openings in the US lately.’; ‘Their opening of the concert with Brass in Pocket always fires up the crowd.’;

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Openingnoun

Something that is a beginning.

Openingnoun

The first performance of a show or play by a particular troupe.

‘They were disappointed at the turnout for their opening, but hoped that word would spread.’;

Openingnoun

The initial period a show at an art gallery or museum is first opened, especially the first evening.

Openingnoun

The first few measures of a musical composition.

Openingnoun

(chess) The first few moves in a game of chess.

‘John spends two hours a day studying openings, and another two hours studying endgames.’;

Openingnoun

A vacant position, especially in an array.

‘Are there likely to be any openings on the Supreme Court in the next four years?’;

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Openingnoun

A time available in a schedule.

‘If you'd like to make a booking with us, we have an opening at twelve o'clock.’; ‘The only two-hour openings for the hockey rink are between 1AM and 5AM.’;

Openingnoun

An unoccupied employment position.

‘We have an opening in our marketing department.’;

Openingnoun

An opportunity, as in a competitive activity.

Openingnoun

(math) In mathematical morphology, the dilation of the erosion of a set.

Openingadjective

(cricket) describing the first period of play, usually up to the fall of the first wicket; describing a batsman who opens the innings or a bowler who opens the attack

Openingnoun

The act or process of opening; a beginning; commencement; first appearance; as, the opening of a speech.

‘The opening of your glory was like that of light.’;

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Openingnoun

A place which is open; a breach; an aperture; a gap; cleft, or hole.

‘We saw him at the opening of his tent.’;

Openingnoun

An opportunity; as, an opening for business.

Openingnoun

A vacant place; a job which does not have a current occupant; as, they are now interviewing candidates for the two openings in the department.

Openingnoun

A thinly wooded space, without undergrowth, in the midst of a forest; a clearing; as, oak openings.

Openingnoun

an open or empty space in or between things;

‘there was a small opening between the trees’; ‘the explosion made a gap in the wall’;

Openingnoun

a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise

Openingnoun

becoming open or being made open;

‘the opening of his arms was the sign I was waiting for’;

Openingnoun

the first performance (as of a theatrical production);

‘the opening received good critical reviews’;

Openingnoun

the act of opening something;

‘the ray of light revealed his cautious opening of the door’;

Openingnoun

opportunity especially for employment or promotion;

‘there is an opening in the sales department’;

Openingnoun

the initial part of the introduction;

‘the opening established the basic theme’;

Openingnoun

a possible alternative;

‘bankruptcy is always a possibility’;

Openingnoun

an aperture or hole opening into a bodily cavity;

‘the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart’;

Openingnoun

a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made;

‘they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door’;

Openingnoun

an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship

Openingnoun

the first of a series of actions;

‘he memorized all the important chess openings’;

Openingadjective

first or beginning;

‘the memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth’; ‘the play's opening scene’;

Openingnoun

a space or gap that allows passage or access

‘an opening in the roof would get rid of the smoke’;

Openingnoun

a beginning; an initial part

‘Maya started tapping out the opening of her story’;

Openingnoun

a ceremony or celebratory gathering at which a building, show, etc. is declared to be open

‘I covered the opening of a new computerized diagnosis unit’;

Openingnoun

a recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game.

Openingnoun

a counsel's preliminary statement of a case in a law court.

Openingnoun

an opportunity to achieve something

‘they seem to have exploited fully the openings offered’;

Openingnoun

an available job

‘there are few openings for the ex-footballer’;

Openingadjective

coming at the beginning of something; initial

‘she stole the show with her opening remark’;

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