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  • verb Present participle of share.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a distribution in shares
  • noun having in common
  • noun using or enjoying something jointly with others
  • noun sharing thoughts and feelings
  • adjective unselfishly willing to share with others


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  • Since the ringtone business is commoditized with a few large storefronts, sharing communities and many “DO IT YOURSELF” apps, they must have decided that it was not worth losing the rest of their money just to be another mediocre ’sharing community/marketplace for ringtones’ with no exit in sight.

    VCs Push 3Guppies Into The Deadpool

  • This essay uses the term sharing in the sense of primary usage orientated around borrowing and lending rather than 'let me show you the photos I took at last night's party'.

    Nokia Anthropologist Shares Thoughts On Mobile Sharing

  • My latest Guardian column, "Free data sharing is here to stay," is live -- it's an argument about the "information economy," and whether restricting copying hurts or helps it.

    Boing Boing

  • * And even with that chilling effect, the Pew study still has one in seven American Internet users file-sharing -- in other words, file-sharing is still solidly mainstream and nowhere near being "driven underground."

    Boing Boing: January 4, 2004 - January 10, 2004 Archives

  • The guitarist - delivering the first annual BBC 6 Music John Peel Lecture at the Radio Festival in Salford, Lancashire, yesterday - said: "The word 'sharing' surely means giving away something you have earned, or made, or paid for?"

    Evening Standard - Home

  • "The word 'sharing' surely means giving away something you have earned, or made, or paid for?" he said.

    BBC News - Home

  • The authors specifically exclude the neo-fascist movement in the west, which they describe as sharing few of the progressive and internationalist values of the other social forces.


  • It's sitting back and relaxing; what I call sharing "the common life." - Home

  • That is what you call sharing of power and it is in line with the BN spirit …

    Lim Kit Siang

  • It's a principle he firmly defends in discussing his own work, which he describes as sharing "an existential view of addiction" with Trocchi.


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