What does creeping mean?

Definitions for creeping
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crawl, crawling, creep, creepingnoun

    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. Creepingadjective

    crawling, or moving close to the ground

  3. Creepingadjective

    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,

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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. Bridget Calvert:

    They said they were going to go move, they were going to go pack up and move their campsite -- that he was still creeping them out.

  2. Mychal Givens:

    I was reading the situation and saw that Heim was creeping toward third, i did it at the right time.

  3. 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.

  4. Jo Avelyn Grey:

    My favorite part of the process is just now starting really, I am just now getting to the point where when I look in the mirror who I see is more woman than man and that is super exciting! there is this feeling of completeness and connectedness with my body that is slowly but surely creeping up on me. It is like nothing I have ever experienced.

  5. South:

    Guilt upon the conscience, like rust upon iron, both defiles and consumes it, gnawing and creeping into it, as that does which at last eats out the very heart and substance of the metal.

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  • Elias Brito Sanchez
    Elias Brito Sanchez
    la palabra "creeping" debe tener un significado de algun tipo de animal. Eso es lo que trato de investigar...Gracias
    LikeReplyReport7 years ago

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