HyperDic: filing

English > 4 senses of the word filing:
NOUNcommunicationfilingthe entering of a legal document into the public record / record
objectfilinga fragment rubbed off by the use of a file
actfilingthe act of using a file (as in shaping or smoothing an object)
actfilingpreservation and methodical arrangement as of documents / documents and papers etc.
filing > pronunciation
Soundsfay'lihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > filing: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe entering of a legal document into the public record / record.
Broadersubmission, entrySomething (manuscripts or architectural plans and models or estimates or works of art of all genres etc.) submitted for the judgment of others (as in a competition)
Verbsfilerecord in a public office or in a court of law
English > filing: 4 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA fragment rubbed off by the use of a file.
Narrowermetal filingA fragment of metal rubbed off by the use of a file
BroaderfragmentA piece broken ... / broken off or cut ... / cut off of something else
English > filing: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of using a file (as in shaping or smoothing an object).
Broaderformation, shapingThe act of fabricating something in a particular shape
Verbsfilesmooth with a file
English > filing: 4 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningpreservation and methodical arrangement as of documents / documents and papers etc..
Example"I have some filing to do"
BroaderstorageThe act of storing something
Verbsfileplace in a container for keeping records / records

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