gathering
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɡæ.ðə.ɹɪŋ/
Noun

gathering (plural gatherings)

  1. A meeting or get-together; a party or social function.
    I met her at a gathering of engineers and scientists.
  2. A group of people or things.
    A gathering of fruit.
  3. (bookbinding) A section, a group of bifolios, or sheets of paper, stacked together and folded in half.
    This gathering machine forms the backbone of a bookbinding operation.
  4. A charitable contribution; a collection.
  5. (medicine) A tumor or boil suppurated or maturated; an abscess.
Translations Translations Translations Verb
  1. present participle of gather#English|gather
Adjective

gathering (not comparable)

  1. That gathers together
    She was worried by the gathering stormclouds.



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