Definitions for "present participle"
Keywords:  ing, verb, adjective, gerund, english
a participle expressing present action; in English is formed by adding -ing
a verb ending in -ing , and is called dangling when the subject of the -ing verb and the subject of the sentence do not agree
This is the ‘ing’ part of a verb, used to make continuous tenses, for example, I was walking in the park yesterday evening.