HyperDic: pairing

English > 2 senses of the word pairing:
NOUNactpairing, coupling, mating, conjugation, union, sexual unionthe act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes
actpairingthe act of grouping things or people in pairs
pairing > pronunciation
Soundspeh'rihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > pairing: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes.
Synonymscoupling, mating, conjugation, union, sexual union
Narrowerassortative matingmating of individuals having more traits in common than likely in random mating
disassortative matingmating of individuals having traits more dissimilar / dissimilar / dissimilar than likely in random mating
hybridization, hybridisation, crossbreeding, crossing, cross, interbreeding, hybridizing(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
inbreedingThe act of mating closely related individuals
servicing, serviceThe act of mating by male animals
Broadersexual activity, sexual practice, sex, sex activityActivities associated with sexual intercourse
Spanishacoplamiento, apareamiento, emparejamiento, monta, unión
Catalanacoblament, aparellament, apariament
Verbspairengage in sexual intercourse
English > pairing: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of grouping things or people in pairs.
Narrowerbuddy systemA cooperative practice of pairing two or more people together for mutual assistance or safety (especially in recreational swimming)
match-up, matchupThe pairing of people or things as for comparison or competition
BroadergroupingThe activity of putting things together in groups
Spanishemparejamiento
Verbspairform a pair or pairs

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