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containing

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PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

containing

  1. Present participle of contain.
    • 2013 May-June, Charles T. Ambrose, “Alzheimer’s Disease”, American Scientist, volume 101, number 3, page 200: 
      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.

NounEdit

containing (plural containings)

  1. (in the plural) contents
    • Herman Melville, Pierre
      “Any, – all words are thine, Isabel; words and worlds with all their containings, shall be slaves to thee, Isabel.”