gathering

gathering
n.
1.
Acquisition collecting, procuring, earning, gain.
2.
Assemblage, assembly, company, meeting, collection, concourse, congregation, muster.
3.
Abscess, sore, ulcer, fester, imposthume, pustule, suppuration, suppurating tumor.

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  • Gathering — Gath er*ing, a. Assembling; collecting; used for gathering or concentrating. [1913 Webster] {Gathering board} (Bookbinding), a table or board on which signatures are gathered or assembled, to form a book. Knight. {Gathering coal}, a lighted coal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gathering — Gathering, früher bekannt unter Gathering of Developers bzw. der Kurzform GodGames, war eine Tochtergesellschaft von Take 2 Interactive mit Sitz in New York, USA. Gathering wurde zum Jahreswechsel 1997/98 von Mike Wilson und Harry Miller mit dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gathering — of Developers Ancien logo de l éditeur Dates clés janvier 1998 : création mai 2000: rachat par Take Two Interactive septembre 2004: Take Two n uti …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gathering — UK US /ˈgæðərɪŋ/ noun [C] MEETINGS ► a meeting in which many people come together as a group: »There will be a gathering of world leaders in Canada next month …   Financial and business terms

  • Gathering — Gath er*ing, n. 1. The act of collecting or bringing together. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is gathered, collected, or brought together; as: (a) A crowd; an assembly; a congregation. (b) A charitable contribution; a collection. (c) A tumor or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gathering — Gathering. См. Собирание. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • gathering — I noun accumulation, aggregate, aggregation, amassment, assemblage, assembly, caucus, chamber, collection, company, compilation, concentration, conclave, conference, confluence, conflux, congregation, convention, convergence, convocation,… …   Law dictionary

  • gathering — a meeting, mid 12c., from late O.E. gaderung, prp. of GATHER (Cf. gather) …   Etymology dictionary

  • gathering — collection, assemblage, assembly, congregation (see under GATHER vb) Analogous words: *crowd, throng, press, horde, mob, rout, crush: accumulation (see corresponding verb ACCUMULATE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • gathering — [n] assemblage, accumulation acquisition, affair, aggregate, aggregation, association, band, body, bunch, caucus, clambake*, collection, company, concentration, conclave, concourse, conference, congregation, congress, convention, convocation,… …   New thesaurus

  • gathering — ► NOUN ▪ an assembly of people …   English terms dictionary

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