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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
        • This is a multi-faceted problem containing many sub-problems.
        • 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.
        • Cell pellets were extracted at 4°C with 15% TCA containing 13 C, 15 N-ATP as the internal standard, and then neutralized with a mixture of trioctylamine and 1,1,2-trichlorotrifluoroethane.

    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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