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playing (plural playings)
- (gerund of play) An occasion on which something, such as a song or show, is played.
–2009, January 19, “Edward Wyatt”[New York Times], ‘Big Love’ Gets a Big Tie to Real World:
- […] the Nielsen figures show that average viewership across all playings fell by only 40 percent and that total viewership of the entire season’s episodes fell by only 20 percent.