Beating

Definition of Beating

Beat´ing
n.1.The act of striking or giving blows; punishment or chastisement by blows.
2.Pulsation; throbbing; as, the beating of the heart.
3.(Acoustics & Mus.) Pulsative sounds. See Beat, n.
4.(Naut.) The process of sailing against the wind by tacks in zigzag direction.

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