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Meaning of parking by Wiktionary Dictionary



    See park


    • IPA: /ˈpɑːkɪŋ/
    • Rhymes: -ɑː( r )kɪŋ



    1. Present participle of park .
      Parking a car in a tight spot gave him some satisfaction. ( as gerund )
      His parking skills needed improvement. ( as participial adjective )
      They will be parking the aircraft in the desert for the next few months. ( as progressive )
      Each one of his parkings of securities was a separate count on the indictment. ( as gerundial noun )


    parking ( uncountable )

    1. The action of the verb to park .
      Parking in central London can be very difficult .
    2. Space in which to park a car or other vehicle .
      It can be difficult to find parking in central London .

    Usage notes

    • Often used attributively, as an adjective .

Explanation of parking by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. the act of maneuvering a vehicle into a location where it can be left temporarily

    2. space in which vehicles can be parked

    3. there is plenty of parking behind the store

    Definition of parking by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Park, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Parked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Parking.]
      1. To inclose in a park, or as in a park.

      How are we parked, and bounded in a pale. Shak.

      2. ( Mil. ) To bring together in a park, or compact body; as, “to park artillery, wagons, automobiles, etc.”

      3. In oyster culture, to inclose in a park.

      4. To bring ( a vehicle ) to a stop and leave it standing; -- typically a parked vehicle is off of the public road, the motor is not running, and the driver has left the vehicle. a vehicle stopped but still running with the driver in it is said to be standing. parallel-park

      5. To place ( an object ) in a temporary location; as, “to park oneself on the couch; to park one's money in a mutual fund”. [informal]

    2. parking n. The act of maneuvering a vehicle into a location where it can be left temporarily.

      2. A space or spaces in which a vehicle can be parked; as, “there is plenty of parking behind the store”.