Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: pacing
IPA transcription: [p'eɪsɪŋ]
Pronunciations of pacing
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: tempo, pacing
    Meaning: (music) the speed at which a composition is to be played
  • Synonyms: pacing
    Meaning: walking with slow regular strides
Usage examples
  • Spargo thought awhile, pacing up and down the river bank.
  • He found Beauchamp pacing the room; on perceiving him Beauchamp stopped.
  • Lawford had spent most of his time in pacing to and fro in his soft slippers.
  • The shabby-looking passenger was pacing up and down the platform outside in a badly-made dust-coat.
  • "Come," said Tarzan suddenly and grasping the lion's mane with his left hand he moved toward the other lions, his companion pacing at his side.
  • The principal sat crouched over her desk as if overawed by her visitor, who stopped his nervous pacing up and down the room as the girl appeared.
  • She waited until the sentry who was pacing the corridor had his back toward her and then she turned the key and slipped within, softly closing the door behind her.
  • Hans slept peaceably at the foot of a rock, in a lava bed, where he had found a suitable couch for himself; but my uncle was pacing around the bottom of the crater like a wild beast in a cage.
  • If one forlorn wanderer then pacing the dark streets, could have heard her innocent disclosure, and could have seen the drops of pity kissed away by her husband from the soft blue eyes so loving of that husband, he might have cried to the night--and the words would not have parted from his lips for the first time--
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, License CC BY-SA 4.0