Definición de subsidence en inglés:

subsidence

Saltos de línea: sub¦sid|ence
Pronunciación: /səbˈsʌɪd(ə)ns
 
, ˈsʌbsɪd(ə)ns
 
/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
  • The gradual caving in or sinking of an area of land: the race was abandoned because of subsidence of the track [as modifier]: subsidence damage
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The early Cretaceous is characterized by relative quiescence and thermal subsidence following late Jurassic rifting.
    • Removal of water from compressible materials such as silt and clay can lead to compaction of the confining unit and subsidence of the land surface.
    • In particular, we relate apparent Neogene subsidence to modification of the Shelf's basement architecture.
    Sinónimos

Origen

mid 17th century: from Latin subsidentia 'sediment', from the verb subsidere (see subside).

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