Making-up


Making-up
Making-up Mak"ing-up`, n. 1. The act of bringing spirits to a certain degree of strength, called proof. [1913 Webster]

2. The act of becoming reconciled or friendly. [1913 Webster]


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  • making — UK US /ˈmeɪkɪŋ/ noun ► [S] the process of doing or producing something: »We recommend the making of a back up copy to prevent you losing any work. »A number of pre conditions have to be fulfilled prior to the making of any offer. ● in the making… …   Financial and business terms

  • Making Of — Un making of (anglicisme) ou une revue de tournage (au Québec) est un film documentaire relatant le tournage ou la production d un film. On peut parler aussi de « coulisses ». À l origine, les revues de tournage étaient réalisés de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Making of — Un making of (anglicisme) ou une revue de tournage (au Québec) est un film documentaire relatant le tournage ou la production d un film. On peut parler aussi de « coulisses ». À l origine, les revues de tournage étaient réalisés de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Making — Mak ing, n. 1. The act of one who makes; workmanship; fabrication; construction; as, this is cloth of your own making; the making of peace or war was in his power. [1913 Webster] 2. Composition, or structure. [1913 Webster] 3. a poem. [Obs.] Sir… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • making — ► NOUN 1) the process of making something. 2) (makings) the necessary qualities. ● be the making of Cf. ↑be the making of …   English terms dictionary

  • making — [māk′iŋ] n. 1. the act of one that makes or the process of being made; formation, construction, creation, production, composition, manufacture, development, performance, etc. 2. the cause or means of success or advancement [an experience that… …   English World dictionary

  • -making — [māk′iŋ] combining form forming adjectives Chiefly Brit. creating a (specified) state or condition [shy making, angry making] * * * …   Universalium

  • -making — [māk′iŋ] combining form forming adjectives Chiefly Brit. creating a (specified) state or condition [shy making, angry making] …   English World dictionary

  • Making-Up — The process of making up textile fabrics includes looking over, rolling or plaiting into required lengths, papering, ticketing, and stamping and generally preparing for the market. Practically every market requires its goods made up in some… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • making — index building (business of assembling), commission (act), manufacture, onset (commencement) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary


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