Definition - opening

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  1. an open or empty space in or between things; "there was a small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a gap in the wall"
  2. make the opening move; "Kasparov opened with a standard opening"
  3. opportunity especially for employment or promotion; "there is an opening in the sales department"
  4. cause to open or to become open; "Mary opened the car door"
  5. become open; "The door opened"
  6. first or beginning; "the memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth"; "the play's opening scene"
  7. spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms"
  8. display the contents of a file or start an application as on a computer
  9. the first of a series of actions
  10. afford access to; "the door opens to the patio"; "The French doors give onto a terrace"
  11. the act of opening something; "the ray of light revealed his cautious opening of the door"
  12. begin or set in action, of meetings, s

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