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  • n. Any of a group of proteins involved in the polymerization of actin which associate with the fast-growing barbed end of an actin filament

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as urotropin.

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Examples

  • I niver thinks o 'formin' an opinion o 'any one till I've seen them called to sudden action.

    The Young Fur Traders

  • It's well ye know the same, with a fringe to the river an 'the ice formin' thick in the eddies -- an 'a snap an' sparkle to the air, an 'ye a - feelin' it through all yer blood, atakin 'new lease of life with ivery suck of it.

    The Men of Forty Mile

  • There are those among us who aren't, but they're not as important as they were when Boomer memories were a-formin '

    Poll: Obama Takes Lead In Iowa

  • Ai dunno…::hedcawk::…Wii taik duh grown kidlets tu awr speshul vantage point in teh desert tu watch weneber der iz boomer clowdz formin.

    Y dis ladder scream? - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Speaking of the current powers that be, its disturbing just how difficult if not impossibe it is for anyone to get to talk with this guy when sabre's are a rattlin 'and agendas are a formin'.

    Eyes for Eyes, Teeth for Teeth and Life for Life...No Wonder Everyone is Blind, Angry and Can't Communicate

  • Speaking of the current powers that be, it's disturbing just how difficult if not impossibe it is for anyone to get to talk with this guy when sabre's are a rattlin 'and agendas are a formin'.

    Vengeance, Revenge and Retaliation--Anyone Got Any Better Ideas?

  • If the Universe is a kind of alphabet soup anyway energized by csmic and electrical currents, i see know reason why organic complexes cannot formin in the "void of space" .

    Posthuman Blues

  • Lizzie had noted all this in Juliet's case, but had taken for granted that her own was different; that she formed, for Deering, the exception which every woman secretly supposes herself to formin the experience of the man she loves.

    The Letters

  • And maybe if I can get you to give up this treasure huntin ', which ain't much after all, you'll want to join the gang I'm formin' -- that is if I really see that you and Skeet are the right kind.

    Mitch Miller

  • Inside of five minutes they was grinnin 'with him, and when I finally shoos 'em out they was formin' a committee to shake each other down for two hundred per towards a weddin 'present.

    Torchy, Private Sec.

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