describing meaning

  • VerbBFdescribeSGdescribesPT, PPdescribedPREdés-SUF-ing
    1. present participle of describe.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Some Creole observers have described the post-Duvalier period as diyari demokratik (democratic diarrhea) or bambosh demokrasi (revelry of democracy).
        • Gastrin analysis was performed by radioimmunoassay using antibody L2, which reacts with G17 and G34, but not progastrin or gly-gastrins as previously described [32 ].
        • Apoptosis was measured according to Nicoletti et al. (DNA hypoploidy assay) and has been described previously [ 42 , 43 ].
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • In that study, some of the subjects had dreams in which they were slaking their thirst, very much like the dreams of convenience Freud described.
        • Longipedlactone L [23 ] was isolated from Kadsura ananosma and longipedlactone H [24 ] from Kadsura longipedunculata as described.

    Meaning of describing for the defined word.

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

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en escribing
      2. en rescribing
      3. en inscribing