Raising

Rais"ing

(rz"ng), n. 1. The act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalting, producing, or restoring to life.
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2. Specifically, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building; as, to help at a raising. [U.S.]
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3. The operation of embossing sheet metal, or of forming it into cup-shaped or hollow articles, by hammering, stamping, or spinning.
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Raising bee, a bee for raising the frame of a building. See Bee, n., 2. [U.S.] W. Irving. -- Raising hammer, a hammer with a rounded face, used in raising sheet metal. -- Raising plate (Carp.), the plate, or longitudinal timber, on which a roof is raised and rests.
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