DictionaryThesaurusScrabbleExamplesQuiz

containing

EN[kənˈteɪnɪŋ]
US

    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
        • Cell pellets were extracted at 4°C with 15% TCA containing 13 C, 15 N-ATP as the internal standard, and then neutralized with a mixture of trioctylamine and 1,1,2-trichlorotrifluoroethane.
        • 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 ).
        • The wall behind the cubbies is made of wheatboard, an environmentally friendly equivalent of plywood containing processed wheat.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Present participles
        Related Links:
        1. en containings
        Source: Wiktionary
         0 0

        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.
        Difficultness: Level 1
        12345678910
        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 1
        12345678910
        Definite    ➨     Versatile