a. & n.1.a. & n. from Sink.
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.
Noun1.sinking - a descent as through liquid (especially through water); "they still talk about the sinking of the Titanic"
2.sinking - 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.sinking - a feeling caused by uneasiness or apprehension; "with a sinking heart"; "a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach"
Synonyms: sinking feeling
To dream that you or something is sinking, suggests that you are feeling overwhelmed and that someone or something is pulling your down. You may be experiencing lowered self-esteem and confidence. Alternatively, some important and significant stage in your life may be coming to an end. Consider what is sinking and its significance. *Please see also Drowning.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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Sinitic language
Sink hole
sink in
Sinker bar
-- Sinking --
sinking feeling
sinking fund
Sinking head
Sinking pump
sinking spell
Sinn Fein
Sinningia speciosa
Sino-Japanese War
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