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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Mark  \Mark\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Marked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Marking}.]  [OE.  marken,  merken,  AS  mearcian,  from  mearc. 
  See  {Mark}  the  sign.] 
  1.  To  put  a  mark  upon  to  affix  a  significant  mark  to  to 
  make  recognizable  by  a  mark;  as  to  mark  a  box  or  bale  of 
  merchandise;  to  mark  clothing. 
  2.  To  be  a  mark  upon  to  designate;  to  indicate;  --  used 
  literally  and  figuratively;  as  this  monument  marks  the 
  spot  where  Wolfe  died;  his  courage  and  energy  marked  him 
  for  a  leader. 
  3.  To  leave  a  trace,  scratch,  scar,  or  other  mark,  upon  or 
  any  evidence  of  action  as  a  pencil  marks  paper;  his 
  hobnails  marked  the  floor. 
  4.  To  keep  account  of  to  enumerate  and  register;  as  to  mark 
  the  points  in  a  game  of  billiards  or  cards. 
  5.  To  notice  or  observe;  to  give  attention  to  to  take  note 
  of  to  remark;  to  heed;  to  regard.  ``Mark  the  perfect 
  man.''  --Ps.  xxxvii  37. 
  {To  mark  out}. 
  a  To  designate,  as  by  a  mark;  to  select;  as  the 
  ringleaders  were  marked  out  for  punishment. 
  b  To  obliterate  or  cancel  with  a  mark;  as  to  mark  out 
  an  item  in  an  account. 
  {To  mark  time}  (Mil.),  to  keep  the  time  of  a  marching  step  by 
  moving  the  legs  alternately  without  advancing. 
  Syn:  To  note;  remark;  notice;  observe;  regard;  heed;  show 
  evince;  indicate;  point  out  betoken;  denote; 
  characterize;  stamp;  imprint;  impress;  brand. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Marking  \Mark"ing\,  n. 
  The  act  of  one  who  or  that  which  marks;  the  mark  or  marks 
  made  arrangement  or  disposition  of  marks  or  coloring;  as 
  the  marking  of  a  bird's  plumage. 
  {Marking  ink},  indelible  ink,  because  used  in  marking  linen. 
  {Marking  nut}  (Bot.),  the  nut  of  the  {Semecarpus  Anacardium}, 
  an  East  Indian  tree.  The  shell  of  the  nut  yields  a 
  blackish  resinous  juice  used  for  marking  cotton  cloth,  and 
  an  oil  prepared  from  it  is  used  for  rheumatism. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  distinguishing  symbol;  "the  owner's  mark  was  on  all  the 
  sheep"  [syn:  {marker},  {mark}] 
  2:  a  pattern  of  marks 
  3:  the  act  of  making  a  visible  mark  on  a  surface 

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