Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of one who or that which settles, in any sense of that word.
  • noun plural Lees; dregs; sediment.
  • noun Reconciliation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of one who, or that which, settles; the act of establishing one's self, of colonizing, subsiding, adjusting, etc.
  • noun That which settles at the bottom of a liquid; lees; dregs; sediment.
  • noun a day for settling accounts, as in the stock market.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of settle.
  • noun usually plural Dregs; sediment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a gradual sinking to a lower level

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