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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
        • It, however, differs in its secondary chemistry, containing aotearone but lacking capistratone or lacking xanthones altogether (specimen 5).
        • If abortion occurs even later, as in the cultivar 'Chaouch,' normal-size fruit develop containing hard empty seeds.
        • We went up to the attic to look for the boxes containing our childhood keepsakes.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Present participles
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        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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