fabrication vs lying what difference

what is difference between fabrication and lying

English

Etymology

From Middle French fabrication, from Latin fabricatio

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /fæbɹɪˈkeɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

fabrication (countable and uncountable, plural fabrications)

  1. (uncountable) The act of fabricating, framing, or constructing; construction; manufacture
    the fabrication of a bridge, a church, or a government
  2. (countable) That which is fabricated; a falsehood
    The story is doubtless a fabrication.
  3. (cooking) The act of cutting up an animal carcass as preparation for cooking; butchery.

Related terms

  • fabricate
  • fabricating
  • fabric

Translations


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fa.bʁi.ka.sjɔ̃/

Noun

fabrication f (plural fabrications)

  1. manufacture, manufacturing
  2. fabrication
  3. production


English

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /ˈlaɪ.ɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: ly‧ing

Etymology 1

lie (to rest in a horizontal position) +‎ -ing.

Verb

lying

  1. present participle of lie (to rest in a horizontal position).

Noun

lying (plural lyings)

  1. The act of one who lies, or keeps low to the ground.
    • 1854, Saint Augustine, Expositions on the Book of Psalms, Psalm LXIV, translated by Philip Schaff et al.
      But whom could the lyings in wait of the human heart escape?
Derived terms
  • low-lying
  • high-lying

Translations

Etymology 2

lie (to intentionally give false information) +‎ -ing.

Verb

lying

  1. present participle of lie (to intentionally give false information).

Noun

lying (plural lyings)

  1. An act of telling a lie or falsehood.
    • 1653, Jeremy Taylor, Twenty-five Sermons preached at Golden Grove; being for the Winter Half-year, “Apples of Sodom”
      [] he must do it by false propositions, by lyings, and such weak discourses as none can believe but such as are born fools []
Translations

Adjective

lying (not generally comparable, comparative more lying or lyinger, superlative most lying or lyingest)

  1. Tending to tell lies, untruthful, mendacious
    • Shakespeare, The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth, Act 2 scene 1:
    • Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew, Induction scene 2:

Further reading

  • lie on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • lingy

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