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surrounding meaning

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  • NounPLsurroundingsPREsur-SUF-ing
    1. outlaying area; area in proximity to something.
      1. environment.
      2. Verb
        1. present participle of surround.
        2. Adjective
          1. which surrounds something.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • The testa develops from the tissue, the integument, originally surrounding the ovule.
              • Placentas and endometrial tissue was collected at 52–55 days of pregnancy by surgical embryectomy which involved removal of the entire conceptus and surrounding endometrial tissue.
              • The major mechanism by which extrasynaptically released serotonin seems to reach its targets involves its capture and later release by the surrounding glia.

          Meaning of surrounding for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "surrounding" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Uncomparable adjectives
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
                  • Verb forms
                    • Participles
                      • Present participles
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