Definition of Ruminating

1. Verb. (present participle of ruminate) ¹



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Definition of Ruminating

1. ruminate [v] - See also: ruminate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ruminating

rumenitis
rumenotomy
rumens
rumes
rumican
rumicin
rumina
ruminal
ruminant
ruminantia
ruminantly
ruminants
ruminate
ruminated
ruminates
ruminating (current term)
ruminatingly
rumination
rumination disorder
ruminations
ruminative
ruminatively
ruminator
ruminators
ruminococcin
ruminoreticulum
rumkin
rumkins
rumly
rummage

Literary usage of Ruminating

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1. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton (1913)
"MR. and Mrs. Spragg were both given to such long periods of ruminating apathy that the student of inheritance might have wondered whence Undine derived her ..."

2. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1832)
"Observations on the Structure of the different Cavities which constitute the Stomach of the Whale, compared with those of ruminating Animals, with a View to ..."

3. A Pictorial Geography of the World by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1856)
"It is a little singular that, in the many years during which the ruminating animals of North America have been known, so little effort has been made to ..."

4. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1824)
"... and the hyenas of the present age, and from any attempt to resolve the doubts which still remain respecting the fossil fragments of ruminating animals, ..."

5. Transactions by Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire (1857)
"NOTES ON THE YAK, OE GRUNTING OX, AND OTHER ruminating ANIMALS FROM CENTRAL ASIA. By Thomas J. Moore, Esq., with additional Notts by Captain Smyth. ..."

6. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1808)
"... Esq.FRS* HE following observations arc in some measure a con. tinuation of those upon the stomachs of ruminating animals contained in a former paper ..."

7. Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire by Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire (1857)
"NOTES ON THE YAK, OR GRUNTING OX, AND OTHER ruminating ANIMALS FROM CENTRAL ASIA. By Thomas J. Moore, Esq., with additional Notes by Captain Smyth* (READ ..."

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