/ (ˈpleɪsɪŋ) /

  1. stock exchange a method of issuing securities to the public using an intermediary, such as a stockbroking firm

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How to use placing in a sentence

  • The little boy of two, often quoted here, showed a punctilious feeling for order in the placing of things.

    Children's Ways | James Sully
  • I played up one octave, and then I wished to go on by placing my first finger on F sharp.

  • Track of the count may be kept by placing a mark for each leukocyte in its appropriate column, ruled upon paper.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
  • We notice that more attention is given to the problem of placing a feature than to that of making a likeness of it.

    Children's Ways | James Sully
  • Provisions are to some extent protected from them, by placing the legs of the tables and presses in plates filled with water.