Sinking

Definition of Sinking

Sink´ing
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.

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