AskDefine | Define merging

Dictionary Definition

merging adj
1 combining or mixing [syn: blending, mingling]
2 flowing together [syn: confluent, merging(a)]

Noun

1 the act of joining together as one; "the merging of the two groups occurred quickly"; "there was no meeting of minds" [syn: meeting, coming together]
2 a flowing together [syn: confluence, conflux]

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English

Verb

merging

Extensive Definition

Merge, merging, or merger may mean:

In concepts

  • Merger, the combination of two or more organisations, especially corporations, into one
  • Merger doctrine in law, having different uses according to law specialty
  • Merge (linguistics), one of the basic syntactic operations in generative syntax
  • phonemic mergers, a linguistic concept whereby two sounds that were originally separate phonemes come to be pronounced exactly the same

In computer science

In buildings

  • Merge in Takapuna, a proposed mixed-use skyscraper development in North Shore City, New Zealand

In music

In industry

In medical research

  • MERGE UK charity funding biomedical research into ME/CFS

In journalism

  • MERGE An Australian bi-monthly magazine
merging in French: Merge

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