1. reclining the act of assuming or maintaining a reclining position
  2. dry cleaning the act of cleaning with a solvent other than water
  3. housecleaning the act of cleaning the rooms and furnishings of a house
  4. cleaning the act of making something clean
  5. spring-cleaning the activity of cleaning a house thoroughly at the end of winter
  6. quickening the act of accelerating; increasing the speed
  7. rock climbing the sport or pastime of scaling rock masses on mountain sides (especially with the help of ropes and special equipment)
  8. reckoning problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
  9. cloning a general term for the research activity that creates a copy of some biological entity (a gene or organism or cell)
  10. inclining bending forward
  11. regaining getting something back again
  12. clowning acting like a clown or buffoon
  13. lexical meaning the meaning of a content word that depends on the nonlinguistic concepts it is used to express
  14. language learning learning to use a language
  15. rote learning memorization by repetition
  16. work-clothing clothing worn for doing manual labor
  17. brake lining the lining on the brake shoes that comes in contact with the brake drum
  18. reigning exercising power or authority
  19. Yang Chen Ning United States physicist (born in China) who collaborated with Tsung Dao Lee in disproving the principle of conservation of parity (born in 1922)
  20. cocooning retreating to the seclusion of your home