- Present participle of rise.
rising (plural risings)
- The act of something that rises.
- the risings and fallings of a thermometer
- (US, dated) A dough and yeast mixture which is allowed to ferment.
- salt rising; milk rising
rising (not comparable)
- going up
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.