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Definition of "environing" [environing]

  • Present participle of environ. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "environing" in a sentence
  • "But I say, that he had gone so long by land and by sea, that he had environed all the earth; that he was come again environing, that is to say, going about, unto his own marches, and if he would have passed further, till he had found his country and his own knowledge."
  • "But for healthy functioning it is necessary that the environing membrane of the cell be neither too thick, nor too loose."
  • "The furrows of these environing attempts show themselves distinctly, bending to the incline as they trench upon it; mounting in steeper curves, till the steepness baffles them, and their parallel threads show like the striae of waves pausing on the curl."
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