• IPA: /ˈspɹɛdɪŋ/
  1. present participle of spread#English|spread

spreading (plural spreadings)

  1. The act by which something is spread.
    • 1991, Samuel D. Robbins, Wisconsin Birdlife: Population & Distribution Past & Present (page 579)
      Small numbers [of meadowlarks] remain on farms in the southern counties throughout the winter, usually relying on fresh manure spreadings for food when snow covers the fields.

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