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OPENING, participle present tense o'pning. Unclosing; unsealing; uncovering; revealing; interpreting.

OPENING, noun o'pning.

1. A breach; an aperture; a hole or perforation.

2. A place admitting entrance; as a bay or creek.

3. Dawn; first appearance or visibleness; beginning of exhibition or discovery.

The opening of your glory was like that of light.