marking definition

  • noun:
    • A making or giving of a mark.
    • A mark or marks made.
    • The characteristic pattern of color of a plant or pet.
    • action for the verb to mark
    • a mark
    • the characteristic colouration and patterning of an animal
    • The work of just one which, or whatever, scars; the mark or markings made; arrangement or personality of markings or color.
    • The work of impressing a mark upon anything.—2. In coinage, the process of edge-rolling, or swaging the edge of the blank to prepare it for reeding.—3. A mark or variety of scars upon some thing; characteristic arrangement of scars, as outlines or dots, or of normal color: as, the markings on a bird's eggs, or associated with petals of a flower; the natural markings of a gem or of decorative timber.
    • assessment of performance by assigning a grade or score
    • a pattern of markings
    • a distinguishing sign
    • the work of creating an obvious mark on a surface
  • verb:
    • provide participle of mark.
  • others:
    • Making a mark; therefore, distinguishing; significant; striking.
    • Taking note; discerning; observant.

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