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"
crawling, or moving close to the ground
growing along, and clinging to, the ground, or to a wall, etc., by means of rootlets or tendrils
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
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,
The numerical value of creeping in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of creeping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Interest rates have been creeping up, but they’re still extremely low.
It is a sign of a creeping inner death when we no longer can praise the living.
It is worrying that anti-immigration incitement is creeping into the heart of our society.
I believe that for the past twenty years there has been a creeping socialism spreading in the United States.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
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