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Definition of Opening

Opening

  1. of Open
  2. The act or process of opening; a beginning; commencement; first appearance; as, the opening of a speech.
  3. A place which is open; a breach; an aperture; a gap; cleft, or hole.
  4. Hence: A vacant place; an opportunity; as, an opening for business.
  5. A thinly wooded space, without undergrowth, in the midst of a forest; as, oak openings.

Opening Quotations

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Walt Disney

It is paradoxical, yet true, to say, that the more we know, the more ignorant we become in the absolute sense, for it is only through enlightenment that we become conscious of our limitations. Precisely one of the most gratifying results of intellectual evolution is the continuous opening up of new and greater prospects.
Nikola Tesla

Our workforce and our entire economy are strongest when we embrace diversity to its fullest, and that means opening doors of opportunity to everyone and recognizing that the American Dream excludes no one.
Thomas Perez

I think a gentleman is someone who holds the comfort of other people above their own. The instinct to do that is inside every good man, I believe. The rules about opening doors and buying dinner and all of that other 'gentleman' stuff is a chess game, especially these days.
Anna Kendrick

Opening day. All you have to do is say the words and you feel the shutters thrown wide, the room air out, the light pour in. In baseball, no other day is so pure with possibility. No scores yet, no losses, no blame or disappointment. No hangover, at least until the game's over.
Mary Schmich
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Opening Translations

opening in Dutch is mond, opening, gat
opening in Italian is accensione
opening in Latin is foramen, foris, os
opening in Portuguese is abertura
opening in Spanish is abertura
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