raising

Technique of making metal hollow-ware. A flat disc of metal is hammered over an anvil-like stake to gradually raise the sides to the required shape and depth.

raising

[adj] - increasing in quantity or value 2. [n] - the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
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Raising

Rais'ing (rāz'ĭng) noun 1. The act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalting, producing, or restoring to life. 2. Specifically, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building; as, to help at a raising . [ U.S.] 3. The operation of embossing s...
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raising

1. The act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalting, producing, or restoring to life. ... 2. Specifically, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building; as, to help at a raising. ... 3. The operation of embossing sheet metal, or of forming it into cup-shaped or hollow articles, by hammering, stamping, or spinning. Raising bee, a b...
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raising

adjective increasing in quantity or value; `a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate`
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raising

rearing noun the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
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Raising

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Raise • (n.) The operation of embossing sheet metal, or of forming it into cup-shaped or hollow articles, by hammering, stamping, or spinning. • (n.) Specifically, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building; as, to help at a raising. • (n.) The act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalti...
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raising

(from the article `hollowware`) ...utensils and artifacts. The simplest metalwork technique for making hollowware is to join pieces of sheet metal together, using rivets, solder, or ... ...gold and silver were generally cast as though they were bronze, but the great demand in the T`ang for objects made in these metals led to the ... ...
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Raising

The method of making hollow ware by hammering and forming a sheet of silver over a raising stake.
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Raising

[metalworking] Raising is a metalworking technique whereby sheet metal is formed over a stake or other solid object by repeated `courses` of hammering and annealing. The sheet metal, held at an angle to the stake, is formed using mechanical advantage by hammering just in front of the contact point. When executed correctly raising allows the...
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Raising

[linguistics] In linguistics, raising is the construction where a given predicate/verb takes a dependent that is not its semantic argument, but rather it is the semantic argument of an embedded predicate. In other words, an argument that belongs to an embedded predicate is realized syntactically as a dependent of a higher predicate/verb. No...
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