Meaning of “reading” - Learner’s Dictionary

reading

noun us uk /ˈriːdɪŋ/
Extra Examples
The exam is designed to test your reading.Her reading has improved by leaps and bounds since she started her new school.Her reading was interrupted by the telephone.I don't do as much reading as I'd like.He's been doing a lot of reading since his wife died.
ACTIVITY [ U ]

A1 the activity or skill of reading books:

I did a lot of reading on holiday.
EVENT [ C ]

an event at which someone reads something to an audience:

a poetry reading
MEASUREMENT [ C ]

the measurement that is shown on a piece of measuring equipment:

It's best to take a meter reading as soon as you move in.

(Definition of “reading” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)