thinking-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: the act of reasoning, cogitation

Commentary: THINKING[+activity][+mental][+reasoning]
NOTE: refers to the ongoing activity of thought
NOTE: does -not- imply a fixed opinion about a topic

Not all species are capable of mathematical thinking.
Thinking was difficult with all the construction noise outside.
She has done some hard thinking about the metabolic pathways of these small molecules.

PropBank: thinking.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: the opinion, viewpoint of someone

Commentary: THINKING[+state][+mental][+opinion]
NOTE: this sense is the resulting state of doing Sense 1

He wanted to know my thinking on the latest draft of our grant proposal.
What is the current student thinking about ROTC on campus?
His thinking on this issue has changed over the years.

PropBank: thinking.01
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2