Definition of -IN
What does -IN mean?
- [biochemistry] [Used, as a modification of -ine, to form the names of a variety of types of compound; examples include proteins (globulin), carbohydrates (dextrin), dyes (alizarin) and others (vanillin).]
- [Geordie] [Used to form the present participles of verbs.]
- [Geordie] [Used to form verbal nouns from verbs.]
- From a verb, forms a noun referring to an event where the verb's referent is done a lot.