remaining meaning

EN[ɹɪˈmeɪnɪŋ] [-eɪnɪŋ]

    Definition of remaining in English Dictionary

  • NounPLremainingsPREré-SUF-ing
    1. NU (now obsolete or in theology) An act or occurrence by which someone or something remains.
      1. For where Gelasius saith, that "there remaineth the substance or nature of bread and wine," to declare thereby the remaining of two natures in Christ, you say, that "Gelasius' saying may be verified in the last, and not in the first," that is to say, that the nature of bread and wine remaineth.
    2. NC (rare) Remnant.
    3. Verb
      1. present participle of remain.
        1. They will be remaining behind. ( progressive )
        2. My remaining at the beach house kept it from being vandalized. ( gerund )
        3. The remaining paint shall be properly disposed of. ( participle used as adjective )
    4. Adjective
      1. which remains, especially after something else has been removed.
        1. May I have the only remaining cake?
    5. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The remaining cell events exhibited a consistent ratio of infrared vs. far red fluorescence attributable to chlorophyll, resulting in a narrow linear distribution of cell events on the flow cytogram.
        • The All Blacks drove upfield, using up the remaining moments, and when Joubert blew for another French infringement, the biggest party in New Zealand's history was under way.
        • Any remaining sputum fraction was cryobanked for future metagenomic studies to examine bacterial colonisation of the airways.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Uncomparable adjectives
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
            • Singularia tantum
              • Uncountable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Present participles
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            Meaning of remaining for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "remaining" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
            Difficultness: Level 1
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            Definiteness: Level 5
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