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4 dicționare găsite pentru sinking
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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. 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.
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              I sink in deep mire.                  --Ps. lxix. 2.
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     2. To enter deeply; to fall or retire beneath or below the
        surface; to penetrate.
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              The stone sunk into his forehead.     --1 San. xvii.
                                                    49.
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     3. Hence, to enter so as to make an abiding impression; to
        enter completely.
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              Let these sayings sink down into your ears. --Luke
                                                    ix. 44.
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     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.
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              I think our country sinks beneath the yoke. --Shak.
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              He sunk down in his chariot.          --2 Kings ix.
                                                    24.
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              Let not the fire sink or slacken.     --Mortimer.
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     5. To decrease in volume, as a river; to subside; to become
        diminished in volume or in apparent height.
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              The Alps and Pyreneans sink before him. --Addison.
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     Syn: To fall; subside; drop; droop; lower; decline; decay;
          decrease; lessen.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sinking \Sink"ing\,
     a. & n. from Sink.
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     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.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  sinking
       n 1: a descent as through liquid (especially through water);
            "they still talk about the sinking of the Titanic"
       2: a slow fall or decline (as for lack of strength); "after
          several hours of sinking an unexpected rally rescued the
          market"; "he could not control the sinking of his legs"
       3: a feeling caused by uneasiness or apprehension; "with a
          sinking heart"; "a sinking feeling in the pit of my
          stomach" [syn: sinking feeling]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  217 Moby Thesaurus words for "sinking":
     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, climbing, collapsing, coming apart,
     concavity, course, cracking, crumbling, current, de-escalation,
     debasement, decadent, deciduous, declining, declivitous, decurrent,
     deepening, degenerate, degradation, dejected, demotion, depressed,
     depression, descendant, descending, descent, desolate,
     despaired of, despairing, deteriorating, detrusion, digging,
     diminishing, diminution, dip, dipping, disintegrating, doleful,
     dolorous, done for, doting, dousing, down, down-reaching,
     down-trending, downcoming, downfalling, downgoing, downhill,
     downsinking, downward, downward motion, draining, drift, driftage,
     drifting, drilling, drooping, dropping, duck, ducking, dunking,
     dwindling, dying, ebbing, effete, engulfment, excavation, expiring,
     facing death, fading, failing, falling, flagging, flight, flow,
     flowing, fluent, flux, flying, forlorn, forward motion,
     fragmenting, fretful, getting on, given up, going, going to pieces,
     growing old, gyrational, gyratory, hauling down, heavy-laden,
     hollowness, hopeless, immergence, immersion, in articulo mortis,
     in extremis, incapable of life, inundation, jittery, jumpy,
     languishing, low, lowering, marcescent, mining, miserable,
     moribund, mounting, mournful, near death, nervous, nonviable,
     oblique motion, on the descendant, on the downgrade, ongoing,
     onrush, passage, passing, pining, plummeting, plunging, probing,
     progress, progressive, queasy, radial motion, random motion,
     receding, reduction, reflowing, refluence, refluent, reflux,
     regression, regressive, retiring, retreating, retrograde,
     retrogression, retrogressive, rising, rotary, rotational, rotatory,
     run, running, rush, rushing, sagging, senescent, set, setting,
     shaky, shrinking, shriveling, sideward, sideward motion, sinkage,
     sliding, slipping, slipping away, slumping, soaring, souse,
     sousing, sternway, stream, streaming, stricken, submergence,
     submerging, submersion, subsiding, tabetic, tense, terminal,
     thrusting under, tottering, traject, trajet, trend, tumbledown,
     tunneling, uneasy, unquiet, up-trending, upward, upward motion,
     waning, wasting, wilting, withering, woeful, worsening  
     

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