specifying meaning

  • VerbBFspecifySGspecifiesPT, PPspecifiedSUF-ing
    1. present participle of specify.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Local signaling from adjacent epithelia specify prechondrogenic fate in neural crest-derived mesenchyme, which then differentiate into chondrocytes several days later [1 ].
        • In a statement signed by a dozen other leftists, he said that his group would form a new antibailout movement, one opposed to the memorandum specifying the details of the new loan program.
        • Your computer hibernates after it has been idle for the specified amount of time. — Microsoft Corp, Use Hibernate and Standby to Conserve Batteries (2001)

    Meaning of specifying for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "specifying" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Present participles
      Difficultness: Level 5
      Easy     ➨     Difficult
      Definiteness: Level 1
      Definite    ➨     Versatile

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en pacifying
      2. en sexifying
      3. en specialing
      4. en speciating
      5. en opacifying