What does creeping mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crawl, crawling, creep, creeping(noun)

    a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body

    "a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"; "the traffic moved at a creep"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Creeping

    of Creep

  2. Creeping(adj)

    crawling, or moving close to the ground

  3. Creeping(adj)

    growing along, and clinging to, the ground, or to a wall, etc., by means of rootlets or tendrils

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Creeping

    A phenomenon of capillarity, often annoying in battery jars. The solution, by capillarity, rises a little distance up the sides, evaporates, and as it dries more creeps up through it, and to a point a little above it. This action is repeated until a layer of the salts may form over the top of the vessel. To avoid it, paraffine is often applied to the edges of the cup, or a layer of oil, often linseed oil, is poured on the battery solution,

How to pronounce creeping?

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How to say creeping in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of creeping in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of creeping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of creeping in a Sentence

  1. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

    Can everyday people come together and effectively organize against creeping overreach of one of the worlds biggest corporations ? Yes, they can.

  2. Wyndham Lewis:

    With a new familiarity and a flesh-creeping homeliness entirely of this unreal, materialistic world, where all sentiment is coarsely manufactured and advertised in colossal sickly captions, disguised for the sweet tooth of a monstrous baby called the Public, the family as it is, broken up on all hands by the agency of feminist and economic propaganda, reconstitutes itself in the image of the state.

  3. Professor Murphy:

    Whatever the queen's personal rating it's better than the... political leaders', when you get past trauma of Diana's death into the last 10, 15 years or so, in a way there's a new kind of creeping respect for the way she's stayed the same, always done her duty, still keeping the show on the road.

  4. Interior Minister Thomas De Maiziere:

    It is worrying that anti-immigration incitement is creeping into the heart of our society.

  5. Richard Gorry:

    The U.S. crude market seems to have passed the worst point and crude runs should start creeping higher, taking pressure off inventory levels, the latest EIA data on U.S. production is also supportive as it indicates that the low prices are finally having an impact.

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