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reading  /rid/  n. 1 [U] the process of seeing and understanding written material: Schools teach reading in the first grade. 2 [C] an exact amount shown by measuring equipment: A reading of the gas meter in our house is done every month. 3 [C] a spoken presentation of s.t. written: The poet gave a reading of her poems to college students. 4 [C] ones understanding of any situation or event using the information one has: What is your reading on the chances for peace in that country? 5 [U] written material to be read: War and Peace by Tolstoy will be my summer reading.

Thesaurus: reading2 a recording 3 a recitation, narration 4 an interpretation, analysis | impression. reading

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