Reading is the act of looking at printed words and understanding or comprehending what they are saying, or the act of saying those words out loud or of interpreting those words.(noun)
Reading is written or printed material that can be looked at and understood.(noun)
An example of reading is books or magazines.
See reading in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: after the city in England
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an impairment of the ability to read because of a brain defect. Also called alexia. —dyslexie, adj.
Medicine. 1. a disorder of perception causing objects to seem as if reversed in a mirror.
2. a reading difficulty characterized by confusion between similar but oppositely oriented letters (b-d, etc.) and a tendency to reverse direction in reading. —strephosymbolic, adj.
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