opening in Chinese
[ 'əupniŋ ] Pronunciation:
How to pronounce "opening"Synonyms of "opening""opening" in a sentence"opening" meaning
- The opening of the iris is called the pupil .
- The drawer is so tight that i can't open it .
- She tore it open and carried it to the lamp .
- Open the window and let in some fresh air .
- Her mother came out of an open door .
- His mouth was open and his eyes bugging .
- Nasa officials opened a broad inquiry .
- The railway was opened to traffic last year .
- My little cousin, maggie, opened the door .
- It 's easy to open a shop but hard to keep it open .
- the first of a series of actions
Synonyms: first step, initiative, opening move,
- the act of opening something; "the ray of light revealed his cautious opening of the door"
- becoming open or being made open; "the opening of his arms was the sign I was waiting for"
- a recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game of chess; "he memorized all the important chess openings"
Synonyms: chess opening,
- an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
Synonyms: hatchway, scuttle,
- a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made; "they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"
- an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity; "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"
Synonyms: orifice, porta,
- a possible alternative; "bankruptcy is always a possibility"
Synonyms: possibility, possible action,
- the initial part of the introduction; "the opening established the basic theme"
- the first performance (as of a theatrical production); "the opening received good critical reviews"
Synonyms: opening night, curtain raising,
- a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise
- an open or empty space in or between things; "there was a small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a gap in the wall"
- opportunity especially for employment or promotion; "there is an opening in the sales department"
- first or beginning; "the memorable opening bars of Beethoven''s Fifth"; "the play''s opening scene"