combining

[ verb kuhm-bahyn for 1, 2, 6, kom-bahyn for 3, 7; noun kom-bahyn, kuhm-bahyn for 8, 9, kom-bahyn for 10 ]SEE DEFINITION OF combining
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMBINING

Much ingenuity has been expended in combining the Sofa and Bedstead.

The entrance of The Highlands is thus unique in combining the three.

And burning is simply the combining of different things with oxygen.

This combining (burning or oxidizing) gives us our body heat and the energy to move.

What color do you get by combining all the colors of the rainbow?

When iron rusts, it is really slowly burning (combining with oxygen).

Practically all elements can do the same by combining with others.

Hydro: relating to water: a combining form used as a prefix.

The Chieftain and he, combining their plaids, made a comfortable and warm couch.

By combining these, he was able to form a complete chromatic scale.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Middle French combiner (14c.), from Late Latin combinare "to unite, yoke together," from Latin com- "together" (see com-) + bini "two by two," adverb from bi- "twice" (see binary). Related: Combinative; combined; combining.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COMBINING

collaborative

adjectivecooperative

integrative

adjectiveunifying
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