from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of seeing, watching, or examining.
  • noun The act or an instance of watching a movie or television.
  • noun A gathering of people in the presence of the body of a deceased person as an act of remembrance and consolation prior to burial or cremation.
  • adjective Engaged in watching a movie or television.

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  • verb Present participle of view.
  • noun An instance of viewing something.
  • noun A wake.

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

  • noun a vigil held over a corpse the night before burial
  • noun the display of a motion picture


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