Definición de subsidence en inglés:

subsidence

Silabificación: sub·sid·ence
Pronunciación: /səbˈsīdns
 
, ˈsəbsədns
 
/

sustantivo

The gradual caving in or sinking of an area of land.
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.

Origen

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

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