Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: subsidence
IPA transcription: [səbs'aɪdəns]
Pronunciations of subsidence
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: cave_in, subsidence
    Meaning: the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it
  • Synonyms: settling, subsiding, subsidence
    Meaning: a gradual sinking to a lower level
  • Synonyms: remission, remittal, subsidence
    Meaning: an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); "his cancer is in remission"
Usage examples
  • It may have been based on the remembrances of a great local inundation, possibly due to the subsidence of great areas of land.
  • The mathematical parts are especially impressive: distribution of the dust of Krakatoa; velocity of translation and rates of subsidence; altitudes and persistences--
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