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containing meaning

EN[kənˈteɪnɪŋ]
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    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.
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      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • If abortion occurs even later, as in the cultivar 'Chaouch,' normal-size fruit develop containing hard empty seeds.
        • It, however, differs in its secondary chemistry, containing aotearone but lacking capistratone or lacking xanthones altogether (specimen 5).
        • Many of the genomes containing bactofilin genes have multiple paralogous copies, which can be organized in an operon-like structure, or can be present at distinct genomic sites.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Present participles
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        1. en containings
        Source: Wiktionary

        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.
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