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containing meaning

EN[kənˈteɪnɪŋ]
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    Definition of containing in English Dictionary

  • NounPLcontainingsPREcon-SUF-ing
    1. (in the plural) contents.
    2. Verb
      1. present participle of contain.
        1. Similar studies of rats have employed four different intracranial resorbable, slow sustained release systems— […]. Such a slow-release device containing angiogenic factors could be placed on the pia mater covering the cerebral cortex and tested in persons with senile dementia in long term studies.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • We went up to the attic to look for the boxes containing our childhood keepsakes.
        • The overall tertiary structures, which were defined by four endonexin domains containing calcium binding sites, were well preserved (Fig C in S1 File , Table C in S2 File ).
        • Manganism has been known about since the 19th century, when miners exposed to ores containing manganese, a silvery metal, began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Present participles
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        Meaning of containing for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "containing" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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