1. Suffix.  (biochemistry) (non-gloss definition, 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).) .
  2. Suffix.  (Geordie) (non-gloss definition, Used to form the present participles of verbs.) .
  3. Suffix.  (Geordie) (non-gloss definition, Used to form verbal nouns from verbs.) .

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