marking

Definitions of marking
  1. noun
    a distinguishing symbol
    synonyms: insignia, mark, marker
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    earmark
    identification mark on the ear of a domestic animal
    brand
    identification mark on skin, made by burning
    trademark
    a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
    assay-mark, authentication, hallmark
    a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity
    postmark
    a cancellation mark stamped on mail by postal officials; indicates the post office and date of mailing
    watermark
    a distinguishing mark impressed on paper during manufacture; visible when paper is held up to the light
    broad arrow
    an arrowhead mark identifying British government property
    milepost, milestone
    stone post at side of a road to show distances
    peg, pin
    small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
    pip, spot
    a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)
    label
    an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object
    cairn
    a mound of stones piled up as a memorial or to mark a boundary or path
    Sharpie
    a pen with indelible ink that will write on any surface
    logo, logotype
    a company emblem or device
    gummed label, paster, sticker
    an adhesive label
    tag, ticket
    a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
    tag
    a label associated with something for the purpose of identification
    title bar
    (computer science) a horizontal label at the top of a window, bearing the name of the currently active document
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    symbol
    an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
  2. noun
    a pattern of marks
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    blaze
    a light-colored marking
    crisscross, cross, mark
    a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    eyespot, ocellus
    an eyelike marking (as on the wings of some butterflies); usually a spot of color inside a ring of another color
    shading
    graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting
    dapple, fleck, maculation, patch, speckle, spot
    a small contrasting part of something
    bar, streak, stripe
    a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background
    band, banding, stria, striation
    a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
    pinpoint, speck
    a very small spot
    crosshatch, hachure, hatch, hatching
    shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
    nebula
    (pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea
    splash
    a patch of bright color
    fret, worn spot
    a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
    plaque
    (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body
    macula, macule
    a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases
    mock sun, parhelion, sundog
    a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals
    macula, sunspot
    a cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field
    facula
    a large bright spot on the sun's photosphere occurring most frequently in the vicinity of sunspots
    facula
    a bright spot on a planet
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    design, figure, pattern
    a decorative or artistic work
  3. noun
    the act of making a visible mark on a surface
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    lineation
    the act of marking or outlining with lines
    mottling
    the act of coloring with areas of different shades
    striping
    the act of marking with stripes
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    decoration
    the act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)
  4. noun
    evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score
    synonyms: grading, scoring
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    evaluation, rating
    act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
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