Definition of Opening. Meaning of Opening. Synonyms of Opening

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Definition of Opening

Opening
Opening O"pen*ing, n. 1. The act or process of opening; a beginning; commencement; first appearance; as, the opening of a speech. The opening of your glory was like that of light. --Dryden. 2. A place which is open; a breach; an aperture; a gap; cleft, or hole. We saw him at the opening of his tent. --Shak. 3. Hence: A vacant place; an opportunity; as, an opening for business. [Colloq.] --Dickens. 4. A thinly wooded space, without undergrowth, in the midst of a forest; as, oak openings. [U.S.] --Cooper.

Meaning of Opening from wikipedia

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- The Réti Opening is a hypermodern chess opening whose "traditional" or "classic method" begins with the moves: 1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 White attacks Black's pawn...
- An opening statement is generally the first occasion that the trier of fact (jury or judge) has to hear from a lawyer in a trial, aside possibly from...
- A chess opening or simply an opening is the initial stage of a chess game. It usually consists of established theory; the other phases are the middlegame...
- called the Heinrichsen Opening, Baltic Opening, Van Geet Opening, Sleipnir Opening, Kotrč's Opening, Meštrović Opening, Romanian Opening, Queen's Knight Attack...
- beginning of a written work stands the opening sentence or opening line. The opening line is part or all of the opening sentence that may start the lead paragraph...
- The Ware Opening, also known as Meadow Hay Opening, is an uncommon chess opening for White beginning with the move: 1. a4 It is named after Preston Ware...
- Barnes Opening (sometimes called Gedult's Opening) is a chess opening where White opens with: 1. f3 The opening is named after Thomas Wilson Barnes (1825–1874)...