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  • v. Present participle of sunset.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Sunset.

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Examples

  • March evenings; and the sunsetting was a dreary, lonesome thing, as the copper-colored rays rested on hamlet or mountain, or tinged the cold face of the sea.

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  • We want you to earn more revenue, and sometimes that means "sunsetting" certain features we created.

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  • We just learned of the news that Yahoo is looking to sell bookmarking service Delicious and "sunsetting" a number of other web services.

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  • "Right now, in my opinion, it's about who gets the credit for 'sunsetting' the sales tax,"

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  • The problem now is that Yahoo seems much more interested in "sunsetting" services to reduce costs rather than actually building new things once again.

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  • It has been fairly amazing to watch this Yahoo "sunsetting" news over the past 48 hours.

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  • This "sunsetting" provides lawmakers with an opportunity to revisit the USA PATRIOT Act and address the numerous shortcomings and abuses that have come to light in the years since its passage.

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  • In contrast, 7 percent of businesses even said they're still exploiting Windows 2000, although 19 percent said they are currently replacing or "sunsetting" it.

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  • In contrast, 7 percent of businesses even said they are still exploiting Windows 2000 although 19 percent said they are currently replacing or "sunsetting" it.

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  • In contrast, seven per cent of businesses even said they're still exploiting Windows 2000 although 19 per cent said they are currently replacing or "sunsetting" it.

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  • # (n.) Hence, the region where the sun sets; the west.
    # (n.) The descent of the sun below the horizon; also, the time when the sun sets; evening. Also used figuratively.

    (This definition is from the 1913 Webster's Dictionary and may be outdated.) or sunsetted

    February 21, 2011