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Meaning of SETTLING

Pronunciation:  s'etuling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a gradual sinking to a lower level
 

SETTLING is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: subsidence, subsiding
 
 See Also: sinking

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

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

{Settling day}, a day for settling accounts, as in the stock
   market.

 

 

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