"knitting" meaning in English

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Noun

IPA: /ˈnɪtɪŋ/ Audio: LL-Q1860 (eng)-Vealhurl-knitting.wav [Southern-England] Forms: knittings [plural]
Rhymes: -ɪtɪŋ Etymology: From Middle English knyttynge; equivalent to knit + -ing. Etymology templates: {{inh|en|enm|knyttynge}} Middle English knyttynge, {{af|en|knit|-ing}} knit + -ing Head templates: {{en-noun|~}} knitting (countable and uncountable, plural knittings)
  1. The action of the verb to knit; the process of producing knitted material. Tags: countable, uncountable Translations (activity and process of knitting): плетене (pletene) [neuter] (Bulgarian), 針織 (Chinese Mandarin), 针织 (zhēnzhī) (Chinese Mandarin), pletení [neuter] (Czech), trikado (Esperanto), neulonta (Finnish), neulominen (Finnish), tricotage [masculine] (French), tricot (French), ქსოვა (ksova) (Georgian), Stricken [neuter] (German), πλέξιμο (pléximo) [neuter] (Greek), kötés (Hungarian), cniotáil [feminine] (Irish), lavoro a maglia (Italian), lavorazione a maglia (Italian), 編むこと (amu-koto) (alt: あむこと) (Japanese), 뜨개질 (tteugaejil) (Korean), knyttynge (Middle English), strikking [feminine, masculine] (Norwegian), tricô [masculine] (Portuguese), tricotagem [feminine] (Portuguese), tricotare [feminine] (Romanian), croșetat [neuter] (Romanian), împletire [feminine] (Romanian), împletit [neuter] (Romanian), вяза́ние (vjazánije) [neuter] (Russian), cneatas [masculine] (Scottish Gaelic), fighe [feminine] (Scottish Gaelic), punto (Spanish), stickning [common-gender] (Swedish)
    Sense id: en-knitting-en-noun-J89IYco- Categories (other): English entries with topic categories using raw markup, English terms suffixed with -ing Disambiguation of English entries with topic categories using raw markup: 11 2 39 48 Disambiguation of English terms suffixed with -ing: 15 5 36 43 Disambiguation of 'activity and process of knitting': 100 0 0
  2. Material that has been, or is being knitted. Tags: countable, uncountable Translations (knitted fabric): плетиво (pletivo) [neuter] (Bulgarian), 針織 (Chinese Mandarin), 针织 (zhēnzhī) (Chinese Mandarin), pletenina [feminine] (Czech), strikketøj [neuter] (Danish), trikaĵo (Esperanto), neulos (Finnish), neuletyö (Finnish), neule (Finnish), tricot [masculine] (French), მოქსოვილი (moksovili) (Georgian), πλεκτό (plektó) [neuter] (Greek), maglieria (Italian), 編み物 (amimono) (alt: あみもの) (Japanese), strikkeplagg [neuter] (Norwegian), tricô [masculine] (Portuguese), трикота́ж (trikotáž) [masculine] (Russian), трико́ (trikó) [neuter] (Russian), вяза́ние (vjazánije) [neuter] (Russian), labor de punto (Spanish), stickning [common-gender] (Swedish)
    Sense id: en-knitting-en-noun-DDmCLHrN Disambiguation of 'knitted fabric': 32 42 26
  3. (rail transport, informal, UK) overhead electrification wires, OHLE Tags: UK, countable, informal, uncountable Categories (topical): Rail transportation
    Sense id: en-knitting-en-noun-e349JELM Categories (other): British English, English entries with topic categories using raw markup, English terms suffixed with -ing Disambiguation of English entries with topic categories using raw markup: 11 2 39 48 Disambiguation of English terms suffixed with -ing: 15 5 36 43 Topics: rail-transport, railways, transport
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated

Verb

IPA: /ˈnɪtɪŋ/ Audio: LL-Q1860 (eng)-Vealhurl-knitting.wav [Southern-England]
Rhymes: -ɪtɪŋ Etymology: From Middle English knyttynge; equivalent to knit + -ing. Etymology templates: {{inh|en|enm|knyttynge}} Middle English knyttynge, {{af|en|knit|-ing}} knit + -ing Head templates: {{head|en|verb form}} knitting
  1. present participle and gerund of knit Tags: form-of, gerund, participle, present Form of: knit Categories (topical): Knitting
    Sense id: en-knitting-en-verb-zWdkxRkT Disambiguation of Knitting: 29 5 20 46 Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header, English entries with topic categories using raw markup, English terms suffixed with -ing Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 15 2 35 48 Disambiguation of English entries with topic categories using raw markup: 11 2 39 48 Disambiguation of English terms suffixed with -ing: 15 5 36 43

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