splaying

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

splay +‎ -ing

Verb[edit]

splaying

  1. present participle of splay

Noun[edit]

splaying (plural splayings)

  1. A shape or motion that splays.
    • 1970, Hélène Cixous, The Third Body (page 60)
      I point out at the top of the door three holes in the glass, an inch or so in diameter, clean holes that have left no cracks, only simple crater-shaped splayings around each orifice.

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