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- that is leaving
- a departing train
- while leaving
- departing words
departing (plural departings)
- The act by which somebody or something departs.
2011, Lance J. Rips, Lines of Thought: Central Concepts in Cognitive Psychology, page 168:
- But we can also take a more analytical attitude to these displays, interpreting the movements as no more than approachings, touchings, and departings with no implication that one shape caused the other to move.