Definition of Delaying

1. Verb. (present participle of delay) ¹



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Definition of Delaying

1. delay [v] - See also: delay

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Delaying

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Literary usage of Delaying

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1. Technique of Modern Tactics: A Study of Troop Leading Methods in the by Paul Stanley Bond, Michael Joseph McDonough (1916)
"The number of successive delaying positions to be occupied will depend on ... A "determined stand" by a delaying force means a determined effort to delay ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"It is the mechanical engineers and builders of machine tools who are delaying the adoption of the metric system. Xow, while these persons constitute a very ..."

3. The History of Rome by Wilhelm Ihne (1871)
"... looked upon the peace of 241 BC as the only an armistice, but they very much underrated the delaying strength of their conquered rival. ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"plainly before daybreak, Lisped to me the low and delicious word Answering, the Sea, delaying not, hurrying not, Whispered me through the night and very ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Richard Vaughan Barnewall, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Edward Hall Alderson, William Selwyn (1819)
"And if this were not so, it would give a defendant an opportunity of delaying the other party for an indefinite time, where more than one-sixth part of an ..."

6. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone (1876)
"The man who in extremis sends for his legal adviser to draft a complicated will may be blamable for delaying so important a business ..."

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