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

 tying
 (vbl.)tie的現在分詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tie, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tied (Obs. Tight ); p. pr. & vb. n. Tying ]
 1. To fasten with a band or cord and knot; to bind. Tie the kine to the cart.”
    My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother: bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck.   --Prov. vi. 20,21.
 2. To form, as a knot, by interlacing or complicating a cord; also, to interlace, or form a knot in; as, to tie a cord to a tree; to knit; to knot. “We do not tie this knot with an intention to puzzle the argument.”
 3. To unite firmly; to fasten; to hold.
    In bond of virtuous love together tied.   --Fairfax.
 4. To hold or constrain by authority or moral influence, as by knotted cords; to oblige; to constrain; to restrain; to confine.
 Not tied to rules of policy, you find
 Revenge less sweet than a forgiving mind.   --Dryden.
 5. Mus. To unite, as notes, by a cross line, or by a curved line, or slur, drawn over or under them.
 6. To make an equal score with, in a contest; to be even with.
 To ride and tie. See under Ride.
 To tie down. (a) To fasten so as to prevent from rising. (b) To restrain; to confine; to hinder from action.
 To tie up, to confine; to restrain; to hinder from motion or action.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ty·ing p. pr. of Tie.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ty·ing, n. Mining The act or process of washing ores in a buddle.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 tie
      n 1: neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn
           (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the
           front; "he stood in front of the mirror tightening his
           necktie"; "he wore a vest and tie" [syn: necktie]
      2: a social or business relationship; "a valuable financial
         affiliation"; "he was sorry he had to sever his ties with
         other members of the team"; "many close associations with
         England" [syn: affiliation, association, tie-up]
      3: the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the
         winner is undecided; "the game ended in a draw"; "their
         record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie" [syn: draw, standoff]
      4: a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural
         members from spreading apart or separating; "he nailed the
         rafters together with a tie beam" [syn: tie beam]
      5: a fastener that serves to join or link; "the walls are held
         together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during
         construction" [syn: link, linkup, tie-in]
      6: equality of score in a contest
      7: (music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates
         that the note is to be sustained for their combined time
         value
      8: one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway
         track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper" [syn: railroad
         tie, crosstie, sleeper]
      9: a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which
         something is tied; "he needed a tie for the packages"
      v 1: fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied
           their victim to the chair" [syn: bind] [ant: untie]
      2: finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.;
         "The teams drew a tie" [syn: draw]
      3: limit or restrict to; "I am tied to UNIX"; "These big jets
         are tied to large airports"
      4: connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can
         you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes
         together"; "Link arms" [syn: connect, link, link up]
         [ant: disconnect]
      5: form a knot or bow in; "tie a necktie"
      6: create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to
         bond with the child" [syn: bind, attach, bond]
      7: perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on
         Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple
         got spliced on Hawaii" [syn: marry, wed, splice]
      8: make by tying pieces together; "The fishermen tied their
         flies"
      9: unite musical notes by a tie
      [also: tying]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 tying
      n : the act of tying or binding things together [syn: ligature]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 tying
      See tie