pouring meaning


    Definition of pouring in English Dictionary

  • NounPLpouringsPREpour-SUF-ing
    1. The act by which something is poured.
      1. Liberal pourings of rum and Cokes helped lubricate the festivities.
  • Verb
    1. present participle of pour.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The rats came pouring out of every possible opening in the burning warehouse.
        • At the same time, it is pouring money into cleaning up the country.
        • The water was soon slushing merrily over the deck, while the smoke pouring from the cabin stove carried a promise of good things to come.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Pouring drinks is one thing I always make a hash of, so please help yourselves.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Present participles
        Related Links:
        1. en pourings
        2. en pouringly
        3. en pouring in
        4. en pouring down
        5. en pouring gasoline on the fire
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of pouring for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "pouring" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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        Definiteness: Level 1
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