- IPA: /ˈsɪtɪŋ/
sitting (plural sittings)
- A period during which one is seated for a specific purpose.
- Due to the sheer volume of guests, we had to have two sittings for the meal.
- The Queen had three sittings for her portrait.
- A special seat allotted to a seat-holder, at church, etc.
- The part of the year in which judicial business is transacted.
- A legislative session (in the sense of "meeting", not "period").
- The incubation of eggs by a bird.
- A clutch of eggs laid by a brooding bird.
- we have thirty-four chicks from eight sittings of eggs
- Uninterrupted application to anything for a time; the period during which one continues at anything.
- German: Sitzung
- present participle of sit#English|sit
sitting (not comparable)