Sinking

  • 1 Sinking — Sink ing, a. & n. from {Sink}. [1913 Webster] {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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Sinking — may refer to: *Sinking (metalworking), a metalworking technique *Shipwreck (foundering)ee also*Hsinking, former name of the Chinese city Changchun …

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  • 3 sinking — index decadent, decline, decrease, depression, descent (declination), relapse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 4 Sinking — Sinking,   Stadt in China, Changchun …

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  • 5 sinking — noun 1. a descent as through liquid (especially through water) (Freq. 1) they still talk about the sinking of the Titanic • Derivationally related forms: ↑sink • Hypernyms: ↑descent • Hyponyms: ↑ …

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  • 6 Sinking In — Infobox Single Name = Sinking In Artist = Lucie Silvas from Album = The Same Side Released = March 5 2007 (UK) Format = Recorded = Genre = Pop Length = Label = Mercury Records Writer = Silvas L./Parker C./Kearns G. Producer = Danton Supple… …

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  • 7 sinking — noun The act or process of sinking. I witnessed the sinking of my ship from the shore …

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  • 8 sinking — sink|ing [ sıŋkıŋ ] adjective a sinking feeling a feeling you get when you realize something bad has happened or is going to happen: She listened to the news with a sinking feeling in her stomach …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 sinking — [[t]sɪ̱ŋkɪŋ[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n If you have a sinking feeling, you suddenly become depressed or lose hope. → See also sink I began to have a sinking feeling that I was not going to get rid of her …

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  • 10 sinking — die·sinking; sinking; …

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  • 11 Sinking — Sink Sink (s[i^][ng]k), v. i. [imp. {Sunk} (s[u^][ng]k), or ({Sank} (s[a^][ng]k)); 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 sinking — adj. Sinking is used with these nouns: ↑feeling, ↑heart, ↑sensation, ↑sun …

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  • 13 sinking — sink·ing || sɪŋkɪŋ n. descent; gradual decline or fall; uneasy or apprehensive feeling adj. falling down below the surface; moving to a lower level; falling, descending; sloping downward; penetrating, permeating sinking (sink) sink·ing ||… …

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  • 14 sinking —    The shaping of a malleable metal such as silver or gold by hammering it into a depression. Sinking is generally done to a sheet of metal. Also see boss, declivity, emboss, raising, repoussé, and wrought iron …

    Glossary of Art Terms

  • 15 sinking — UK [ˈsɪŋkɪŋ] / US adjective a sinking feeling …

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  • 16 sinking — Synonyms and related words: Brownian movement, advance, aging, angular motion, anxious, apprehensive, ascending, ascent, axial, axial motion, back, back flowing, backflowing, backing, backward, backward motion, bad, baptism, burial, career,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 sinking — Смотри безоправочное волочение …

    Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • 18 sinking — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. settling in, submerging, drowning, immersing, engulfing, dropping, falling, going under …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 sinking — a. Falling, subsiding, depressing, declining …

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  • 20 sinking in —   Nakele, pohona …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary