younging meaning


    Definition of younging in English Dictionary

  • NounBFyoungSUF-ing
    1. (geology) The direction in which stratigraphy becomes younger, for a particular formation.
      1. Where well preserved, the pillows show cuspate lower boundaries and lobate upper contacts, defining stratigraphic younging (Fig. 3 E).
  • VerbBFyoungSGyoungsPT, PPyounged
    1. present participle of young.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • His attitude typifies the attitude of young people today.
        • Largely missing from the discussion on multiple concurrent sexual partnerships is how the lessons and experiences on sexuality at a young age, by traditions such as unyago, play out in adult life.
        • 1962: The young woodwose had now closed his eyes and was stretched out supine on the pool's marble margin; his Tarzan brief had been cast aside on the turf. — Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Young Dutch keeper Tim Krul saw his value rocket up with a sensational display.
        • Young blood must have its course, lad, and every dog its day. - Charles Kingsley
        • Young adult rats were chemically sympathectomized or treated with Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide or Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide 10-28 , a receptor antagonist.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Generation Jones listened to a lot of classic rock when young.
        • We must all face up to the fact that we're not getting any younger.
        • I used to knock around with John when we were younger.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Present participles

        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Words
        1. en youngin
        2. en youngins
        3. en lounging
        4. en blunging
        5. en plunging
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        Meaning of younging for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "younging" is a noun, more specifically, a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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