Definition - opening

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  1. opportunity especially for employment or promotion; "there is an opening in the sales department"
  2. make available; "This opens up new possibilities"
  3. become available; "an opportunity opened up"
  4. the first of a series of actions
  5. make the opening move; "Kasparov opened with a standard opening"
  6. the act of opening something; "the ray of light revealed his cautious opening of the door"
  7. cause to open or to become open; "Mary opened the car door"
  8. becoming open or being made open; "the opening of his arms was the sign I was waiting for"
  9. become open; "The door opened"
  10. a recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game of chess; "he memorized all the important chess openings"
  11. spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms"
  12. an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
  13. display the contents of a file o