Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A suffix. See the Note under -ine.

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  • suffix proscribed, eye dialect Alternative form of -ing.
  • suffix biochemistry Used, as a modification of -ine, to form the names of a variety of types of compound; examples include proteins (globulin), carbohydrates (dextrin), dyes (alizarin) and others (vanillin).
  • suffix Geordie Used to form the present participles of verbs.
  • suffix Geordie Used to form verbal nouns from verbs.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Under the program Greece agreed upon with its creditors, the government cut its budget deficit in 2010 by about a third—to 9.6% of gross domestic product—-in the hope that a quick, sharp fiscal adjustment would return the country to growth by 2012 at the latest.

    Greek Finance Predicts a Longer Recession

  • It is so unlike this can-do person -in fact, she uses her can-doingness to explain her not leaving the marriage or changing it.

    Stanton Peele: Anatomy of Gabrielle Hamilton's Loveless Marriage

  • But the potential return in terms of more accountable and responsible government is also something that Americans want -in Malawi (Tina's example), Pakistan, El Salvador, Ghana, and in all countries around the world where better government is the strongest medicine against extremism abroad (and other bad borderless ills) and the best investment in greater security and prosperity here at home.

    Nancy Birdsall: Cash on Delivery Aid: A Good Idea for America too

  • But the potential return in terms of more accountable and responsible government is also something that Americans want -in Malawi (Tina's example), Pakistan, El Salvador, Ghana, and in all countries around the world where better government is the strongest medicine against extremism abroad (and other bad borderless ills) and the best investment in greater security and prosperity here at home.

    Nancy Birdsall: Cash on Delivery Aid: A Good Idea for America too

  • But the potential return in terms of more accountable and responsible government is also something that Americans want -in Malawi (Tina's example), Pakistan, El Salvador, Ghana, and in all countries around the world where better government is the strongest medicine against extremism abroad (and other bad borderless ills) and the best investment in greater security and prosperity here at home.

    Nancy Birdsall: Cash on Delivery Aid: A Good Idea for America too

  • Her "Rolling in the Deep" was a bit out of control at times, but she reigned in her throaty vocals in the battle round duet of Pink's "F---in' Perfect."

    The Voice Unveils the Top 16: Which Celebrity Coach Has the Best Roster?

  • Today we were on another culinary adventure or what we like to call our "food experiments" - -in homage to Albert Einstein's famed "thought experiments" of which E=MC2 was the result.

    Carolyn Ossorio: Chewing the Fat With Chef Tom Douglas

  • While teachers are obliged to stop bullying in their individual classrooms, stopping it beyond that---in the hallways, the cafeteria, during recess, after school---isn't part of their job.

    John Shore: Bullying: Putting Your Money Where Their Mouth Is

  • Today we were on another culinary adventure or what we like to call our "food experiments" - -in homage to Albert Einstein's famed "thought experiments" of which E=MC2 was the result.

    Carolyn Ossorio: Chewing the Fat With Chef Tom Douglas

  • But the potential return in terms of more accountable and responsible government is also something that Americans want -in Malawi (Tina's example), Pakistan, El Salvador, Ghana, and in all countries around the world where better government is the strongest medicine against extremism abroad (and other bad borderless ills) and the best investment in greater security and prosperity here at home.

    Nancy Birdsall: Cash on Delivery Aid: A Good Idea for America too

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