from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of bottom.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of forming a bottom or of placing on a bottom or foundation, as the fitting of a structure with a bottom, the placing of the ballast for a roadbed, or the Telford foundation for a pavement.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • "We may have seen the market's near-term bottoming out today," said Mizuho Investors Securities manager

    Asian Shares Retreat

  • "Looking at historical trends, one could foresee a near-term bottoming of the housing market,"

    Home Depot Official Stays Wary Into 2009

  • And a "longer-term bottoming process" is clearly what seems to have transpired since 2005.

  • This kind of talk is typical at longer-term bottoming processes

  • In 2003/2004 Fed policy ignored the long term bottoming patterns on the weekly charts for gold crude oil and stocks. Home Page

  • Since the S&P closed at 1,063 yesterday, convincingly below the January low of 1,071, the short-term bottoming attempt is officially dead.

    The Money Blogs - Blogs all about money

  • Investment analysis firm DA Davidson on Thursday said that while it felt the market was in a long-term bottoming process, 'we feel more comfortable that the end of the cycle may be approaching faster than expected due to the Fed action announced yesterday.'


  • Japanese yen keeps falling ready to confirm midterm bottoming at the 84.80 year low.

  • Just as we hit bottom in 1932 and did not see a full fledged bull market until the late 1940s, and just as we hit bottom in 1974 and did not see a fresh bull until 1982, we could muddle around for a considerable period in a long-term bottoming process.


  • Four months after "bottoming" - assuming the passive role during anal sex-for the first and only time for his Center City "fuck buddy" one evening two years ago, R. Vincent Johns developed a painful testicular infection. Philadelphia Weekly


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.