['fɒləʊɪŋ] or ['fɑloɪŋ]


(noun.) a group of followers or enthusiasts.

(adj.) immediately following in time or order; 'the following day'; 'next in line'; 'the next president'; 'the next item on the list' .

(adj.) going or proceeding or coming after in the same direction; 'the crowd of following cars made the occasion seem like a parade'; 'tried to outrun the following footsteps' .

(adj.) about to be mentioned or specified; 'the following items' .

(adj.) in the desired direction; 'a following wind' .

乔恩录入--From WordNet


(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Follow

(n.) One's followers, adherents, or dependents, collectively.

(n.) Vocation; business; profession.

(a.) Next after; succeeding; ensuing; as, the assembly was held on the following day.

(a.) (In the field of a telescope) In the direction from which stars are apparently moving (in consequence of the earth's rotation); as, a small star, north following or south following. In the direction toward which stars appear to move is called preceding.





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