Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Moving westward, near the west.
  • v. Present participle of wester.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Passing to the west.

Etymologies

wester +‎ -ing (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In the course of his circuit the pink shell of her ear came between his eye and the westering sun, and he stopped to contemplate its rosy transparency.

    THE LEAGUE OF THE OLD MEN

  • "There was a vogue for thinking in terms of a westering trend in economic history and how the center of gravity of the world economy was moving across the Atlantic from Europe to America," he said.

    Massive Population Lifts Nation's Growth

  • First of all westering white-men, had Isaac Travers gazed on that splendid valley, its salmon-laden waters, its rich bottoms, and its virgin forest slopes.

    BY THE TURTLES OF TASMAN

  • Far Tamalpais, barely seen in the silver haze, bulked hugely by the Golden Gate, the latter a pale gold pathway under the westering sun.

    Chapter 21

  • The sun swung on its westering way till it flashed through the open doorway, full upon the yellow-burdened scales.

    THE MAN WITH THE GASH

  • A long canoe, with paddles flashing back the rays of the westering sun, was crossing the current from above and urging in for the eddy.

    THE GOD OF HIS FATHERS

  • Beyond them a westering sun burnishes the sea, and blue hills process along every horizon.

    Country diary: Garndolbenmaen

  • From faint outlines left by Indian hunting parties tracking deer and elk, to Pony Express routes, to westering pioneer trails and railroad lines, Mr. Swift writes, grew a 47,000-mile network that, as a public-works project dwarfs "Egypt's pyramids, the Panama Canal and China's Great Wall" combined.

    Interstate Highways as a Long-Haul Project

  • The westering sun glittered off the pond nestled in its verdant bower, where toy sailboats bobbed in the gold-tipped swells.

    The Curse of the Wendigo

  • And as he gazed into it, noting that it seemed to reflect nothing, not even the westering light, it curiously grew quite black, like the blackest glass.

    Songs of Love & Death

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