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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Mark \Mark\ (m[aum]rk), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Marked} (m[aum]rkt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Marking}.] [OE. marken, merken, AS. mearcian, from mearc. See {Mark} the sign.]

1. To put a mark upon; to affix a significant mark to; to make recognizable by a mark; as, to mark a box or bale of merchandise; to mark clothing.

2. To be a mark upon; to designate; to indicate; -- used literally and figuratively; as, this monument marks the spot where Wolfe died; his courage and energy marked him for a leader.

3. To leave a trace, scratch, scar, or other mark, upon, or any evidence of action; as, a pencil marks paper; his hobnails marked the floor.

4. To keep account of; to enumerate and register; as, to mark the points in a game of billiards or cards.

5. To notice or observe; to give attention to; to take note of; to remark; to heed; to regard; as, mark my words. "Mark the perfect man." --Ps. xxxvii. 37.

{To mark out}. (a) To designate, as by a mark; to select; as, the ringleaders were marked out for punishment. (b) To obliterate or cancel with a mark; as, to mark out an item in an account.

{To mark time} (Mil.), to keep the time of a marching step by moving the legs alternately without advancing.

Syn: To note; remark; notice; observe; regard; heed; show; evince; indicate; point out; betoken; denote; characterize; stamp; imprint; impress; brand.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Marking \Mark"ing\, noun The act of one who, or that which, marks; the mark or marks made; arrangement or disposition of marks or coloring; as, the marking of a bird's plumage.

{Marking ink}, indelible ink, because used in marking linen.

{Marking nut} (Bot.), the nut of the {Semecarpus Anacardium}, an East Indian tree. The shell of the nut yields a blackish resinous juice used for marking cotton cloth, and an oil prepared from it is used for rheumatism.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

marking

noun

1: a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep" [syn: {marker}, {marking}, {mark}]

2: a pattern of marks

3: evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score; "what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do" [syn: {marking}, {grading}, {scoring}]

4: the act of making a visible mark on a surface


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