Definition Of repeating

verb

(of a firearm) capable of firing several shots in succession without reloading.

The columns shift in a laterally repeating rainbow sequence of 50 colors taken from an ink-marker assortment on a white ground.

(of a pattern) recurring uniformly over a surface.

But high, blacked-out ceilings and a pattern of exposed concrete cylinders are balanced by a repeating carpet pattern.

(of food) be tasted intermittently for some time after being swallowed as a result of belching or indigestion.

it sat rather uncomfortably on my stomach and repeated on me for hours

do (something) again, either once or a number of times.

The shock came when he repeated the experiment, this time telling volunteers which brand they were tasting.

say again something one has already said.

‘Thank you,’ Bill repeated , speaking in German again, enunciating carefully.


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Example Of repeating

  • A man firing a repeating rifle faces a man wielding a sword.

  • But high, blacked-out ceilings and a pattern of exposed concrete cylinders are balanced by a repeating carpet pattern.

  • Emphatically linear, the works are open, repeating forms that respond to the industrial landscape of northern Indiana, an area he drives through daily to reach Gary from his Chicago home.

  • Hardware and software - metal and light and sound - mingled in endlessly surprising ways (though the projections and audio ran on a repeating loop).

  • If we want an asphalt texture to convincingly cover a parking lot, it's well worth the time and effort to work on the edge detail until the seams are invisible and any repeating patterns are kept to a minimum.


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