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Definition of "describing" []

  • Present participle of describe. (verb)

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Use "describing" in a sentence
  • "The high-value target team is expected to use any intelligence found at the bin Laden compound in the hunt, although a month after the raid analysts have found nothing "actionable," a term describing intelligence that leads to a strike or operation against a new al-Qaida target, two U.S. officials say."
  • "He added that the fault occurred in the "real dynamics of the vehicle" - a term describing the weapon's trajectory and behavior - and could not have been revealed by underground explosive testing or by examining the components."
  • "Notable was the phrasing of a warning to Iran: that any action to block free transit of regional oil shipments and other commerce would be a "redline," a term describing an unacceptable action that would be countered with an American response."