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Meaning -ing meaning
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Used to form gerunds, a type of verbal nouns, from verbs.
Used to form uncountable nouns from verbs denoting the act of doing something, an action.
materials, systems of objects
to form present participles
Forming derivative nouns (originally masculine), with the sense ‘son of, belonging to’, as patronymics or diminutives. No longer productive in either sense.
Having a specified quality, characteristic, or nature; of the kind of
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