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Creating a permanent marking in a human or animal by heating a metal object, often molded to form the shape of the owner's initials, and pressed hard into the receipent's body.

This was common among farmers who branded their cattle to identify them as belonging to them. This can also be found in extreme BDSM and sadomasochistic scenarios, where the dominant partner "brands" the submissive partner as his or her own.
Jimbo enjoys branding his cattle.
by DirkD January 20, 2007
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Jan 18 Word of the Day
1. Blue Monday is the most depressing day of the year, calculated by Dr. Cliff Arnall, a researcher at the University of Cardiff's Center for Lifelong Learning.
Factors used to calculate the date included weather conditions, debt level, time since Christmas, time since failing our New Year's resolutions, low motivation and feeling the need to take action.

In 2005 the date was calculated as January 24th, in 2006 it was January 23rd, and in 2007 it was January 22nd.

2. A song by the hard rock band Orgy from their album Candy Ass.
1. Guy: "Aw man, I feel like absolute shit today."
Friend: "Yeah, same here. I hate Blue Monday."

2. "I wish I could sing Blue Monday to my ex-girlfriend, she's such a bitch."
by L_Roku August 31, 2007
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Taking a piece of $hi* and spray painting it.
Adam: Did you see the crap they were selling in there?
Mark: Yeah, but the packaging and branding made it smell less awful...
by Etan Ilfeld November 28, 2009
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A marketing goal and methodology which involves elevating hype over substance; of imparting great value to the name whether or not the thing so named is worth anything at all.
Coca-Cola and Pepsi are successful examples of branding, even though the value of soft drinks and preferring one over the other is debateable.
by Songspirit April 18, 2006
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Any marketing idea that involves large amounts of money and no measurable returns.
Eric is a master of branding.
by Alligatorman September 12, 2005
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writing your initials on a girl with liquid energy, (ejaculate); it only counts if it is your own ejaculate
"I really like this girl. I think I'm going to do some branding tonight."
by Elric21 March 14, 2012
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to leave any type of mark on a female after sex
Peter:yoooo i jus got done having sex

Jimmy:really i dont believe you

Peter:ohh really go check her neck da bitch let me practice my Branding
by Holden Catcher October 03, 2010
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