a descent as through liquid (especially through water)
"they still talk about the sinking of the Titanic"
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"
sinking, sinking feeling(noun)
a feeling caused by uneasiness or apprehension
"with a sinking heart"; "a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach"
The act or process of sinking.
I witnessed the sinking of my ship from the shore.
a. & n. from Sink
Sinking, also known as doming, dishing or dapping, is a metalworking technique whereby flat sheet metal is formed into a non-flat object by hammering it into a concave indentation. While sinking is a relatively fast method, it results in stretching and therefore thinning the metal, risking failure of the metal if it is 'sunk' too far. Sinking is used in the manufacture of many items, from jewellery to plate armour.
The numerical value of sinking in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of sinking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of sinking in a Sentence
The more thinking minds, the less sinking world!
In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking.
The CDU does not tend to ditch its leaders unless it realizes the Titanic is sinking.
After 10 to 11 hours at sea ... (the boat) started sinking and people started drowning.
Demand has dropped by 30 percent over the past decade because of the sinking cost of airline tickets.
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