AskDefine | Define shaping

Dictionary Definition

shaping adj : forming or capable of forming or molding; "a formative influence"; "a formative experience" [syn: formative]

Noun

1 any process serving to define the shape of something [syn: defining]
2 the fabrication of something in a particular shape [syn: formation]

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Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A method of positive reinforcement of behaviour patterns in operant conditioning.
  2. The action of the verb to shape.

Verb form

shaping
  1. present participle of shape

Extensive Definition

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