What does creeping mean?

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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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  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. Wayne Havenhand:

    I kept creeping closer and closer to it, and moving round to capture it from different angles, then it yawned, and I couldnt help but laugh to myself I had a friend with me who joked that the owl seemed bored of being photographed.

  2. Islam Karimov:

    The creeping expansion of militant extremism and religious radicalism, not only on the territory of the governments of Central Asia but also abroad, is most seriously concerning.

  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. Interior Minister Thomas De Maiziere:

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

  5. State John Kerry:

    The debate is whether or not there is some weapons that could be given them to give them greater ability to defend themselves in order to prevent the creeping land grabbing that's been taking place, or at least raise the cost, that's a very legitimate discussion.

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