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Other Beating Definition

[n] the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
[n] the act of overcoming or outdoing
[adj] expanding and contracting rhythmically as to the beating of the heart; "felt the pulsating artery"; "oh my beating heart"

Misc. Definitions

\Beat"ing\, n.
1. The act of striking or giving blows; punishment or chastisement by blows.
2. Pulsation; throbbing; as, the beating of the heart.
3. (Acoustics & Mus.) Pulsative sounds. See {Beat}, n.
4. (Naut.) The process of sailing against the wind by tacks in zigzag direction.

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