a short advertisement placed at the bottom of a column, as on the front page of a newspaper, and often set in the same print as other matter.
[ree-ding] /ˈri dɪŋ/ noun 1. the action or practice of a person who reads. 2. Speech. the oral interpretation of written language. 3. the interpretation given in the performance of a dramatic part, musical composition, etc.: an interesting reading of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony. 4. the extent to which a person has read; literary knowledge: a […]
noun 1. a room set aside for reading, as in a library or club.
- Reading week
noun 1. a week, usu midway through a university term, during which there are no classes or lectures, intended for students to concentrate on reading or research
- Read into
/riːd/ verb 1. (transitive, preposition) to discern in or infer from a statement (meanings not intended by the speaker or writer) Find an additional hidden or unintended meaning in something that is said or written, as in What I read into that speech on foreign policy is that the Vice President plans to run for […]