beating: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (bē'ting), [key]
- the act of a person or thing that beats, as to punish, clean, mix, etc.: Give the rug a good beating.
- a defeat or reverse; loss; setback: Several stocks took a beating in the market today.
- pulsation; throbbing: the beating of her heart.
- beating (Thesaurus)