Pronunciation: (wed'ing), [key]
1. the act or ceremony of marrying; marriage; nuptials.
2. the anniversary of a marriage, or its celebration: They invited guests to their silver wedding.
3. the act or an instance of blending or joining, esp. opposite or contrasting elements: a perfect wedding of conservatism and liberalism.
4. Business Slang.a merger.
of or pertaining to a wedding: the wedding ceremony; a wedding dress.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.