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Noun
/ˈgaT͟HəriNG/,
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gatherings, plural;
  1. An assembly or meeting, esp. a social or festive one or one held for a specific purpose
    • - a family gathering
  2. A set of printed signatures of a book, gathered for binding


  1. a group of persons together in one place
  2. assembly: the social act of assembling; "they demanded the right of assembly"
  3. gather: the act of gathering something
  4. gather: sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
  5. (gather) assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
  6. (gather) meet: collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room"
  7. Gathering has been an important part of life in the LDS church. From gathering as missionaries to gathering as members to worship weekly in church. When the church had first became a church, the pioneers were asked to gather together and travel across the United States.
  8. Gathering is a sewing technique for shortening the length of a strip of fabric so that the longer piece can be attached to a shorter piece. ...
  9. The Gathering is a 1977 drama film, made for television, directed by Randal Kleiser and starring Edward Asner and Maureen Stapleton.
  10. The Gathering is the eighth album by thrash metal band Testament.
  11. The Gathering is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.
  12. The Gathering are a progressive/alternative rock band from the Netherlands. Forming in 1992, their early works were categorized as atmospheric death/doom metal, but their sound and style has progressed since the addition of vocalist Anneke van Giersbergen in 1994. ...
  13. A meeting or get-together; a party or social function; A group of people or things; A section, a group of bifolios, or sheets of paper, stacked together and folded in half; present continuous of gather; collecting or bringing together
  14. (gather) A plait or fold in cloth, made by drawing a thread through it; a pucker; The inclination forward of the axle journals to keep the wheels from working outward; A piece of molten glass colected on the end of a blowpipe; To collect; normally separate things. Especially, to harvest food. ...
  15. (GATHERINGS) The printed sheets, after folding, which are put in order and bound in sequence. Also known as a signature.
  16. (Gatherings) Booklets of which a book is formed. Click here to close this window
  17. (Gatherings) Groups of interleaved, folded sheets sewn as a unit to the supports. The number of interleaved sheets was commonly five (said to be "gathering in tens," i.e. ten pages) or six ("gathering in twelves").
  18. (Gather) To assemble or collect sections into single copies of complete books for binding.
  19. (Gather) (Noun) A mass of molten glass (sometimes called a gob) collected on the end of a blowpipe or gathering iron; (verb) to collect molten glass on the end of a tool.
  20. (Gather) A technique for gathering longer lengths of fabric into a smaller length. Used to create fullness or allow several pieces of fabric of different lengths to fit together. This is done by stitching one or two rows of long basting stitch and leaving long threads at either end. ...
  21. (Gather) Finish for a passing pattern where one juggler stops throwing passes & collects all the clubs so that he or she finishes holding all of the clubs that were used in the pattern.
  22. (Gather) One of the most interesting facets of traditional Gangrel culture, Gathers are held at each solstice and equinox. The solstice festivals are usually open to invited guests, while the equinox meetings are secret revels for members of the clan only.
  23. (Gather) The bringing together of folds of fabric to produce fullness. top
  24. (Gather) The dog collects the sheep from their scattered grazing positions into a compact group.
  25. (Gather) To assemble loaded cars from several production points and deliver them to main haulage for transport to the surface or pit bottom.