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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ger·und /ˈʤɛrənd/
 動名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ger·und n.  Lat. Gram.
 1. A kind of verbal noun, having only the four oblique cases of the singular number, and governing cases like a participle.
 3. AS. Gram. A verbal noun ending in -e, preceded by to and usually denoting purpose or end; -- called also the dative infinitive; as, “Ic hæbbe mete tô =\etanne”\= (I have meat to eat.).
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 gerund
      n : a noun formed from a verb (such as the `-ing' form of an
          English verb when used as a noun)