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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 manning
 人員組成; 配備人員

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Man v. t. [imp. & p. p. Manned p. pr. & vb. n. Manning.]
 1. To supply with men; to furnish with a sufficient force or complement of men, as for management, service, defense, or the like; to guard; as, to man a ship, boat, or fort.
    See how the surly Warwick mans the wall !   --Shak.
    They man their boats, and all their young men arm.   --Waller.
 2. To furnish with strength for action; to prepare for efficiency; to fortify. “Theodosius having manned his soul with proper reflections.”
 3. To tame, as a hawk. [R.]
 4. To furnish with a servant or servants. [Obs.]
 5. To wait on as a manservant. [Obs.]
 Note:In “Othello,” V. ii. 270, the meaning is uncertain, being, perhaps: To point, to aim, or to manage.
 To man a yard Naut., to send men upon a yard, as for furling or reefing a sail.
 To man the yards Naut., to station men on the yards as a salute or mark of respect.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 man
      n 1: an adult male person (as opposed to a woman); "there were
           two women and six men on the bus" [syn: adult male]
           [ant: woman]
      2: someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a
         military force; "two men stood sentry duty" [syn: serviceman,
          military man, military personnel] [ant: civilian]
      3: the generic use of the word to refer to any human being; "it
         was every man for himself"
      4: all of the inhabitants of the earth; "all the world loves a
         lover"; "she always used `humankind' because `mankind'
         seemed to slight the women" [syn: world, human race, humanity,
          humankind, human beings, humans, mankind]
      5: any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae [syn: homo,
          human being, human]
      6: a male subordinate; "the chief stationed two men outside the
         building"; "he awaited word from his man in Havana"
      7: an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and
         courageous competent); "the army will make a man of you"
      8: a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover
         or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman; "she
         takes good care of her man" [ant: woman]
      9: a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his
         employer; "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man" [syn: valet,
          valet de chambre, gentleman, gentleman's gentleman]
      10: one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea [syn: Isle of Man]
      11: game equipment consisting of an object used in playing
          certain board games; "he taught me to set up the men on
          the chess board"; "he sacrificed a piece to get a
          strategic advantage" [syn: piece]
      v 1: take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place;
           "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning"
      2: provide with men; "We cannot man all the desks"
      [also: manning, manned, men (pl)]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 manning
      See man