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Definition of Lapsing

Lapsing
Lapse Lapse, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lapsed; p. pr. & vb. n. Lapsing.] 1. To pass slowly and smoothly downward, backward, or away; to slip downward, backward, or away; to glide; -- mostly restricted to figurative uses. A tendency to lapse into the barbarity of those northern nations from whom we are descended. --Swift. Homer, in his characters of Vulcan and Thersites, has lapsed into the burlesque character. --Addison. 2. To slide or slip in moral conduct; to fail in duty; to fall from virtue; to deviate from rectitude; to commit a fault by inadvertence or mistake. To lapse in fullness Is sorer than to lie for need. --Shak. 3. (Law) (a) To fall or pass from one proprietor to another, or from the original destination, by the omission, negligence, or failure of some one, as a patron, a legatee, etc. (b) To become ineffectual or void; to fall. If the archbishop shall not fill it up within six months ensuing, it lapses to the king. --Ayliffe.

Meaning of Lapsing from wikipedia

- Look up lapse, lapsed, or lapsing in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Lapse or lapsed may refer to: Lapse and anti-lapse, in the law of wills Lapse rate...
- The doctrine of lapse was a policy of annexation initiated by the East India Company in the Indian subcontinent about the princely states, and applied...
- The Lapse was an American indie band formed in late 1997. The band was first signed to Gern Blandsten, then Southern Records. A larger deal with Matador...
- The lapse rate is the rate at which an atmospheric variable, normally temperature in Earth's atmosphere, falls with altitude. Lapse rate arises from the...
- Lapse and anti-lapse are complementary concepts under the US law of wills, which address the disposition of property that is willed to someone who dies...
- When pla**** at normal speed, time appears to be moving faster and thus lapsing. For example, an image of a scene may be captured at 1 frame per second...
- A Momentary Lapse of Reason is the thirteenth studio album by the English progressive rock band Pink Floyd, released in the UK on 7 September 1987 by...
- In a Time Lapse is a studio album by Italian composer Ludovico Einaudi released on 21 January 2013 (2013-01-21). Two days before the release, on 19 January...
- Time lapse may refer to: Time-lapse photography, a film technique Time-lapse microscopy, a type of microscopy Time-lapse phonography, an audio signal...
- The Satanic Verses are words of "satanic suggestion" which the Islamic prophet Muhammad is alleged to have mistaken for divine revelation. The verses praise...