looking narrowly or searchingly, as in the effort to discern clearly: We'll build it underground, far from the peering eyes of passersby.She risked a peering glance out into the dark corridor.
the act of looking narrowly or searchingly, as in the effort to discern clearly: For my annual peering into the future, here are a few remarks about the changing economy.
- peer·ing·ly, adverb
Other definitions for peering (2 of 2)
an arrangement under which two or more networks are connected so as to route traffic independently in a direct exchange of data: The peering of these two large internet providers will bring faster broadband speeds to the island’s east-coast communities.
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How to use peering in a sentence
This is not a coincidence, according to a preprint study from August that still has to undergo peer review.When states mandate masks, fewer people catch COVID-19 | | November 20, 2020 | Popular-Science
Just because it comes out in a peer-reviewed journal, that doesn’t mean it’s settled.Inconclusive results, missing data: Experts push back on a study questioning the efficacy of masks | Meryl Kornfield | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
The mega-retailer announced today that it has acquired “select assets – including the talent, technology platform and IP” from the company, in a bid to incorporate its peer-to-peer food and drink delivery service into its own last-mile logistics.Walmart is buying JoyRun assets to add ‘peer-to-peer’ product delivery | Brian Heater | November 20, 2020 | TechCrunch
The study, by Daniel Larremore and Kate Bubar of the University of Colorado Boulder, Lipsitch, and their colleagues, has been published as a preprint, meaning it has not yet been peer reviewed.
He captured an all-American ideal that the other, worldlier aviators did not care to exude, and George chronicles through numerous press reports how Glenn came to represent NASA and America far more than his peers and bosses ever expected.
But peering more closely at the photograph, taken this August, his weary brown eyes reveal a darker truth.
They sit on tall chairs with bright red seats peering down into microscopes.
peering over a notebook this time, I saw him as a character in a larger story about outlaws.
"peering inside [these] sleek, circular contours reveals a whole lot of nothing," Steven Hyden recently wrote on Grantland.
The camera homes in on a young boy peering out the window, his face faintly visible through its steel security bars.‘Web Junkie’ Is a Harrowing Documentary on China’s Internet Addiction Rehab Clinics | Marlow Stern | January 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was difficult to describe—a little sterner, a little wilder, a faint emphasis of the barbaric peering through it.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
As he was toiling slowly up a narrow, rocky pass, he suddenly saw an Indian's head peering over the ledge.Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
They were walking down a corridor, and Miss Thangue was peering through her lorgnette at the cards on the doors.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
He saw her dear face peering through the dimness at him, the eyes burning like two dark precious stones.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
peering through the window, over the flats, I saw a light gleaming steadily at the head of the village street.The Soldier of the Valley | Nelson Lloyd