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Definition of "explaining" []

  • Of something that explains. (adjective)
  • Present participle of explain. (verb)

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Use "explaining" in a sentence
  • "Michael Corkery/The Wall Street Journal A label explaining uses for a signal bell to warn miners of impending danger."
  • "Because you don't get to make over 200 appearances on the MotD sofa wearing a form‑hugging middle-aged-divorcee-in-JD-Weatherspoon-style shiny shirt, with a caption under your name explaining who you are so that younger viewers don't think they're listening to just any dull old gadgie the producer found loitering round a mini-cab office halfan hour before the lights went up, unless you can say things like "And he takes it with aplomb" with, well, aplomb."
  • "Each item will have a tag explaining its origin and significance, and it will likely take several years to completely divest."