1. The act of moving in any manner; traveling; as, the going is bad.

2. Departure.

3. Pregnancy; gestation; childbearing.

4. Course of life; behavior; doings; ways. "His eyes are upon the ways of man, and he seeth all his goings." (Job xxxiv. 21) Going barrel. A barrel containing the mainspring, and having teeth on its periphery to drive the train. A device for maintaining a force to drive the train while the timepiece is being wound up. Going forth.

The utmost extremity or limit. "The border shall go down to Jordan, and the goings out of it shall be at the salt sea." . Departure or journeying. "And Moses wrote their goings out according to their journeys." . Goings on, behavior; actions; conduct; usually in a bad sense.

(01 Mar 1998)

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