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English definition of “marking”

marking

noun [C usually plural]     /ˈmɑː.kɪŋ/ US  /ˈmɑːr-/
a pattern on the body of an animal : There are a couple of fish with blue markings, and a few more with gold stripes down the side .Signs, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbols a mark that makes it possible to recognize something: The army said the relief flight would be too dangerous as none of its helicopters had Red Cross markings.Signs, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbols
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