American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The process or routine of one who trains.
- n. The state of being trained.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Practical education in some profession, art, handicraft, or the like; instruction coupled with practice in the use of one's powers: as, manual training; a sound business training.
- n. The act or process of developing the physical strength and powers of endurance, or of rendering the system capable of performing some notable feat; also, the condition of being so prepared and capable.
- n. In gardening, the art or operation of forming young trees to a wall or espalier, or of causing them to grow in a desired shape.
- n. Drill; practice in the manual of arms and in simple manœuvers, such as is provided for militia. Compare train-band, training-day.
- n. Synonyms Nurture, Education, etc. (see instruction); drill, schooling, breeding, tuition.
- v. present participle of train.
- n. action of the verb to train.
- n. the activity of imparting and acquiring skills.
- n. the result of good social upbringing.
- n. computing the process by which two modems determine which protocol and speed to use; handshaking.
- n. the recording of multiple samples of a user's voice to aid pattern recognition.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of one who trains; the act or process of exercising, disciplining, etc.; education.
- n. the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
- n. activity leading to skilled behavior
“In other words, having felt their early training to be mere _training_, the moment they strip off the constraint, they plunge into the opposite extreme of _no_ constraint.”
“But in that nobility men need training, -- _scientific training_.”
“_thorough training_ to some special end, and a willingness to share the training of men both for specific and moral reasons.”
“Oh, and “died in training is close enough for me.””
“The ongoing tales of the 51 superhero teams in training is chock full of everything I love in a monthly: suspense, action, great artwork, interesting characters, and a little bit of comedy for good measure.”
“The idea of superhero kids in training is cool because it gives ample time to show a variety of super powers.”
“The doula in training is the woman who I contacted on Craigslist about a stroller a few weeks back.”
“The doula in training is a PhD student who works in the next building.”
“A distinction I sometimes make in my training is the one between intervening and interfering (while recognising that the one shades into the other).”
“Usually this training is accomplished through a Master of Science program at The University of Pennsylvania (Penn) 's Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB) or through programs in the different schools at Penn.”
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