Meaning of -GOING in English

-GOING

transcription, транскрипция: [ -goʊɪŋ ]

1.

-going is added to nouns such as ‘theatre’, ‘church’, and ‘film’ to form nouns which describe the activity of going to that type of place or event.

...his party-going days as a student.

COMB in N-UNCOUNT : oft N n

2.

-going is added to nouns such as ‘ocean’, ‘sea’, and ‘road’ to form adjectives which describe vehicles that are designed for that type of place.

...one of the largest ocean-going liners in the world.

COMB : COMB in ADJ : usu ADJ n

3.

-going is added to nouns that refer to directions to form adjectives which describe things that are moving in that direction.

The material can absorb outward-going radiation from the Earth.

COMB : COMB in ADJ : usu ADJ n

4.

see also easy-going , ongoing , outgoing , thoroughgoing

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