slumpage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

slump +‎ -age

Noun[edit]

slumpage (uncountable)

  1. (geology) The act or result of slumping or sinking down.
    • 1974, United States. Dept. of the Interior. Office of Economic Analysis, Deregulation of natural gas prices
      The soil slumpage due to fluid removal and to explosives used in seismic exploration cannot always be mitigated.