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using meaning

EN[ˈjuːzɪŋ]
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    Definition of using in English Dictionary

  • NounPLusingsSUF-ing
    1. use.
    2. Verb
      1. present participle of use.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Technoliteracy is important in the classroom, where teachers are likely to be using computers and electronic whiteboards.
          • The polling standards of national media organizations typically require surveys to be conducted using live interviews, not so-called robopolls that use automated technology.
          • I have been swamped with paperwork ever since they started using the new system.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Using targeted drug delivery systems such as immunoliposomes that accumulate selectively in designated target cell types, the dosage of rapamycin may potentially be optimized.
          • Using electroporation of freshly dissociated cells to introduce CMV-GFP also shows differential transfectability in different cell types.
          • Using intravirion complementation and in vitro protease cleavage assays, we show that degradation of RT in RNase H N-terminal mutants occurs in the absence of active viral protease in the virion.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Present participles
          Related Links:
          1. en usings
          2. en using up
          Source: Wiktionary

          Meaning of using for the defined word.

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