Settling Set"tling, n. 1. The act of one who, or that which, settles; the act of establishing one's self, of colonizing, subsiding, adjusting, etc. [1913 Webster]

2. pl. That which settles at the bottom of a liquid; lees; dregs; sediment. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

{Settling day}, a day for settling accounts, as in the stock market. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • Settling — Settle Set tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Settled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Settling}.] [OE. setlen, AS. setlan. [root]154. See {Settle}, n. In senses 7, 8, and 9 perhaps confused with OE. sahtlen to reconcile, AS. sahtlian, fr. saht reconciliation, sacon to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • settling — sluoksniavimasis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Išsiskirstymas sluoksniais. atitikmenys: angl. delamination; exfoliation; foliation; lamination; settling; splitting; stratification rus. расслаивание; расслоение …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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  • settling — noun Date: 1594 sediment, dregs usually used in plural …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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