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    Definition of applying in English Dictionary

  • NounBFapplySUF-ing
    1. The act of applying.
      1. A doorknob of whatever roundish shape is effectively a continuum of levers, with the axis of the latching mechanism—known as the spindle—being the fulcrum about which the turning takes place. Applying a force tangential to the knob is essentially equivalent to applying one perpendicular to a radial line defining the lever.
  • VerbBFapplySGappliesPT, PPapplied
    1. present participle of apply.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • A cyclic compression force was then applied as conditioning (40 ± 10 N at 0.5 Hz for 15 min) to remove excess fluid from the discs and to return the disc to its predeath height [ 11 ].
        • Vibration, applied as a subsensory stimulus (i.e. below the sensory threshold) to the foot improves posture and balance in older adults, patients with diabetes, and individuals with stroke.
        • We have felt it ourselves when the obvious meaning of Shakespeare has been rewritten into Hegelese, by some Doctor of Philosophy [ … ] eager to apply his new theory of fog as an illuminating medium.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ing
        • Nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Present participles

          Other Vocabulary

          Look-Alike Words
          1. en appalling
          2. en supplying
          3. en apeling
          4. en allying
          5. en apaying
          Source: Wiktionary

          Meaning of applying for the defined word.

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