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containing meaning

EN[kənˈteɪnɪŋ]
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  • 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
        • The wall behind the cubbies is made of wheatboard, an environmentally friendly equivalent of plywood containing processed wheat.
        • Manganism has been known about since the 19th century, when miners exposed to ores containing manganese, a silvery metal, began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated.
        • In particular Pinaceae, Podocarpaceae and Araucariaceae may produce a resin containing abietadenic and pimaradienic components.

    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.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Present participles
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