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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.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Escherichia coli ATCC 25922, containing 10 6 colony forming units (CFU)/mL was used as bacterial strain and green tea extracts were measured with the peroxalate chemiluminescence detection system.
        • The parent flies were removed from the bottle post 72 h and the third instar transheterozygous larvae (mwh+/+flr 3 ) were collected in PBS containing 1% sucrose.
        • It, however, differs in its secondary chemistry, containing aotearone but lacking capistratone or lacking xanthones altogether (specimen 5).
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Present participles
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        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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