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


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mat·ing /ˈmetɪŋ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mated; p. pr. & vb. n. Mating.]
 1. To match; to marry.
    If she be mated with an equal husband.   --Shak.
 2. To match one's self against; to oppose as equal; to compete with.
    There is no passion in the mind of man so weak but it mates and masters the fear of death.   --Bacon.
 I, . . . in the way of loyalty and truth, . . .
 Dare mate a sounder man than Surrey can be.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive
          purposes; "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the
          mating of some species occurs only in the spring" [syn: coupling,
           pairing, conjugation, union, sexual union]