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Definition of Sinking
SinkingSink Sink, v. i. [imp. Sunk, or (Sank); p. p. Sunk (obs.
Sunken, -- now used as adj.); p. pr. & vb. n. Sinking.]
[OE. sinken, AS. sincan; akin to D. zinken, OS. sincan, G.
sinken, Icel. s["o]kkva, Dan. synke, Sw. sjunka, Goth.
siggan, and probably to E. silt. Cf. Silt.]
1. To fall by, or as by, the force of gravity; to descend
lower and lower; to decline gradually; to subside; as, a
stone sinks in water; waves rise and sink; the sun sinks
in the west.
I sink in deep mire. --Ps. lxix. 2.
2. To enter deeply; to fall or retire beneath or below the
surface; to penetrate.
The stone sunk into his forehead. --1 San. xvii.
3. Hence, to enter so as to make an abiding impression; to
Let these sayings sink down into your ears. --Luke
4. To be overwhelmed or depressed; to fall slowly, as so the
ground, from weakness or from an overburden; to fail in
strength; to decline; to decay; to decrease.
I think our country sinks beneath the yoke. --Shak.
He sunk down in his chariot. --2 Kings ix.
Let not the fire sink or slacken. --Mortimer.
5. To decrease in volume, as a river; to subside; to become
diminished in volume or in apparent height.
The Alps and Pyreneans sink before him. --Addison.
Syn: To fall; subside; drop; droop; lower; decline; decay;
decrease; lessen. SinkingSinking Sink"ing,
a. & n. from Sink.
Sinking fund. See under Fund.
Sinking head (Founding), a riser from which the mold is fed
as the casting shrinks. See Riser, n., 4.
Sinking pump, a pump which can be lowered in a well or a
mine shaft as the level of the water sinks.
Meaning of Sinking from wikipedia
- Being submerged Sinking
(album), a 1996 studio album
by The Aloof Sinking
(behavior), the act of pouring
in the sink Sinking
- A sink
is a bowl-shaped plumbing fixture
hands, dishwashing, and other
have a tap (faucet) that supply
hot and cold water
- down across
for several hours after
. In the immediate aftermath
of the sinking
of p****engers and crew were left dying
- shaft sinking
has been among
the most dangerous
of all the mining occupations
and the preserve
of mining contractors called
sinkers. Today shaft sinking
- Sinking Spring
Spring, Ohio, US Sinking
Spring, Pennsylvania, US Sinking Spring
(TV series), an upcoming American drama series
, also known
as doming, dishing
or dapping, is a metalworking technique whereby
flat sheet metal
into a non-flat object
crew member. The sinking
is the deadliest ferry disaster
in South Korea since
1970, when the sinking
of the ferry Namyoung
') is the act of pouring
in the sink
. Sinking probably started
as "a reaction
to the ban on spraying
- The Sinking
City is an action-adventure game developed
by the works
of horror fiction author
H. P. Lovecraft. Set in the fictional...
- The Sinks
is an unnatural waterfall
on the Little
River, in the Great Smoky Mountains National
Park in Tennessee, United
States. The Sinks
is the most...
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