sending

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  • (file)

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sending

  1. Present participle of send.
    • 2013 July 19, Mark Tran, “Denied an education by war”, The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 6, page 1: 
      One particularly damaging, but often ignored, effect of conflict on education is the proliferation of attacks on schools [] as children, teachers or school buildings become the targets of attacks. Parents fear sending their children to school.

Noun[edit]

sending (plural sendings)

  1. The act by which somebody or something is sent.
    • 2008, Klyne Snodgrass, Stories with Intent
      Both Matthew and Luke have three sendings of servants, but the narratives are framed differently. Matthew has two sendings of servants (plural) to the original guests, two excuses offered for the refusal, and one sending of servants to the substitute guests.

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Etymology[edit]

From senda (to send) +‎ -ing.

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Noun[edit]

sending f (genitive singular sendingar, plural sendingar)

  1. (post, transport) delivery, mail
  2. (media) program (news, shows etc., broadcast on radio or television)
  3. (communication) transmission (data etc.)
  4. (sports) pass, shot

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f6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sending sendingin sendingar sendingarnar
Accusative sending sendingina sendingar sendingarnar
Dative sending sendingini sendingum sendingunum
Genitive sendingar sendingarinnar sendinga sendinganna

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From senda (to send) +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

sending f (genitive singular sendingar, nominative plural sendingar)

  1. sending, dispatching
  2. shipment, consignment
  3. (sports) pass

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