beating vs lacing what difference

what is difference between beating and lacing

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbiːtɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -iːtɪŋ

Noun

beating (plural beatings)

  1. The action by which someone or something is beaten.
    the beating of a drum
    secret beatings of prisoners
  2. A heavy defeat or setback.
  3. The pulsation of the heart.

Translations

Verb

beating

  1. present participle and gerund of beat

Anagrams

  • betaing


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈleɪsɪŋ/

Verb

lacing

  1. present participle of lace

Noun

lacing (plural lacings)

  1. That with which something is laced.
    A light lacing of rum goes into the cake batter.
  2. The tied or threaded laces that form a netlike pattern.
  3. A beating as punishment; a hiding.
    • 1964, Tom Pyle, Beth Day Romulo, Pocantico: Fifty Years on the Rockefeller Domain (page 168)
      The Nelson family chauffeur, Ed, told me that Steven was missing. Ed was angry that the kid had run off, and he said when he got his hands on him he was going to give him a good lacing []
  4. (mining) Lagging, or cross-pieces placed to prevent ore from falling into a passage.
  5. (bookbinding) The cords by which the boards of a book are fastened to the back.
  6. (shipbuilding) The knee of the head, or lace-piece, a piece of compass or knee timber secured to the back of the figurehead.

Translations

See also

  • shoelace

Anagrams

  • Anglic

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