seeing

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

see +‎ -ing

Verb[edit]

seeing

  1. present participle of see
    • 2013 June 28, Joris Luyendijk, “Our banks are out of control”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 3, page 21:
      Seeing the British establishment struggle with the financial sector is like watching an alcoholic who still resists the idea that something drastic needs to happen for him to turn his life around.
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Adjective[edit]

seeing (not comparable)

  1. Having vision; not blind.
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Noun[edit]

seeing (countable and uncountable, plural seeings)

  1. The action of the verb to see; eyesight.
    • 2004, Timothy D. J. Chappell, Reading Plato's Theaetetus (page 73)
      To such perceivings we give names like these: seeings, hearings, smellings, chillings and burnings, pleasures and pains, desires []
  2. (astronomy) The movement or distortion of a telescopic image as a result of turbulence in the Earth's atmosphere.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably an elision of "seeing that" or "seeing as".

Conjunction[edit]

seeing

  1. (slang) Inasmuch as; in view of the fact that.
    Seeing the boss wasn't around, we took it easy.
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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English seeing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsiːʔiŋ(ː)/
  • Hyphenation: see‧ing

Noun[edit]

seeing

  1. (astronomy) seeing (the movement or distortion of a telescopic image as a result of turbulence in the Earth's atmosphere)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of seeing (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative seeing seeingit
genitive seeingin seeingien
partitive seeingiä seeingejä
illative seeingiin seeingeihin
singular plural
nominative seeing seeingit
accusative nom. seeing seeingit
gen. seeingin
genitive seeingin seeingien
partitive seeingiä seeingejä
inessive seeingissä seeingeissä
elative seeingistä seeingeistä
illative seeingiin seeingeihin
adessive seeingillä seeingeillä
ablative seeingiltä seeingeiltä
allative seeingille seeingeille
essive seeinginä seeingeinä
translative seeingiksi seeingeiksi
instructive seeingein
abessive seeingittä seeingeittä
comitative seeingeineen