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3 definitions found
 for Posing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pose \Pose\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Posed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Posing.] [F. poser to place, to put, L. pausare to pause,
     in LL. also, to place, put, fr. L. pausa a pause, Gr. ?, fr.
     ? to make to cease, prob. akin to E. few. In compounds, this
     word appears corresponding to L. ponere to put, place, the
     substitution in French having been probably due to confusion
     of this word with L. positio position, fr. ponere. See Few,
     and cf. Appose, Dispose, Oppose, Pause, Repose,
     Position.]
     To place in an attitude or fixed position, for the sake of
     effect; to arrange the posture and drapery of (a person) in a
     studied manner; as, to pose a model for a picture; to pose a
     sitter for a portrait.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  posing
      n 1: (photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as
           for a photograph or portrait); "he wanted his portrait
           painted but couldn't spare time for the sitting" [syn:
           sitting, posing]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  78 Moby Thesaurus words for "posing":
     acting, affectation, aping, appearance, attitudinarianism,
     attitudinizing, bluff, bluffing, characterization, cheating, color,
     coloring, deception, delusion, disguise, dissemblance, dissembling,
     dissimulation, dumb show, embodiment, enacting, enactment, facade,
     face, fakery, faking, false air, false front, false show, falsity,
     feigning, feint, four-flushing, fraud, front, gilt, gloss, humbug,
     humbuggery, imitation, impersonation, imposture, incarnation,
     masquerade, meretriciousness, mimesis, mimicking, mimicry, miming,
     ostentation, outward show, pantomime, pantomiming, peacockery,
     peacockishness, performance, performing, personation,
     personification, playacting, playing, portrayal, pose, posture,
     posturing, pretense, pretension, pretext, representation, seeming,
     semblance, sham, show, simulacrum, simulation, speciousness,
     varnish, window dressing
  
  

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