subsiding

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Verb[edit]

subsiding

  1. Present participle of subside.

Noun[edit]

subsiding (plural subsidings)

  1. The act by which something subsides.
    • 1871, Edward Balfour, Cyclopaedia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial and Scientific
      With such violent subterranean forces in operation, even at the present day, it is easy to apprehend how numerous must have been the uprisings and subsidings of the solid matter of the earth in this region during bye-gone ages.