• (bookbinding) A section, a group of bifolios, or sheets of paper, stacked together and folded in half.

    "This gathering machine forms the backbone of a bookbinding operation."

  • A group of people or things.

    "A gathering of fruit."

  • A tumor or boil suppurated or maturated; an abscess.
  • A meeting or get-together; a party or social function.

    "I met her at a gathering of engineers and scientists."

  • A charitable contribution; a collection.


  • present participle of gather

    "She enjoyed gathering wildflowers."

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