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. Svenja Gudell:

    Interest rates have been creeping up, but they’re still extremely low.

  2. Eric Hoffer:

    It is a sign of a creeping inner death when we no longer can praise the living.

  3. Interior Minister Thomas De Maiziere:

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

  4. Extinction Rebellion:

    Despite our government's denial, this is a national disaster creeping ever closer to the capital.

  5. Dwight D. Eisenhower:

    I believe that for the past twenty years there has been a creeping socialism spreading in the United States.

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