laying laying  /ˈleɪ ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the production of eggs (especially in birds)

Usage(s):

  1. Every day the site's programmers upload clips of scientists, authors, intellectuals, captains of industry and world leaders standing up and laying out what they think they know.
  2. Plans to develop an affordable electric sedan have been put on hold, and Tesla is laying off employees.
  3. In World War I, West Coast yards averaged 309 days, from keel-laying to delivery, on 8,800-ton merchant ships.

News

  1. State Farm to shutter El Paso call center

    State Farm Insurance is laying off and relocating about 550 employees at its West El Paso call center next year and moving many of the jobs to its expanding call centers in Phoenix and Dallas.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Las Cruces Sun-News

  2. Videos: (@AlexisJordan) Alexis Jordan - Laying Around

    Alexis Jordan back steps for the cozy music video "Laying Around," a song from her debut self-titled album.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Singersroom

  3. Marion County Schools trying to avoid laying off more than 200 employees

    Marion County school board members talked about what steps could be taken to get out of a financial hole and avoid laying off hundreds of employees Tuesday. Dozens of people lined the streets outside the administration building in Ocala in support of laid-off teachers. The school district is planning to lay off more than 200 employees, including 160 first-year teachers because of a $10 million ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WFTV 9 Orlando

Quotes

  1. "Too often these summits fail to live up to the hype and to the promises made," he said. "I'm sure other world leaders would admit that. A lot of money is spent laying them on. Host cities are disrupted for days or even weeks.The cavalcades...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: The Guardian

  2. "I'm saying it's laying a predicate for the future that can be very dangerous," McCain said on "Fox News Sunday." "History shows us where unlimited amounts of money are in political campaigns, it leads to scandal."
    on Oct 19, 2008 By: John McCain Source: TIME

  3. Sheriff Mark Hackel said Grant "gave a very lengthy confession, laying out exactly what took place" in the slaying of his wife, Tara.
    on Mar 5, 2007 By: Mark Hackel Source: Forbes

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