Definition of Settlings

1. Noun. Sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid.

Exact synonyms: Dregs
Language type: Plural, Plural Form
Specialized synonyms: Grounds
Generic synonyms: Deposit, Sediment
Derivative terms: Settle, Settle



Definition of Settlings

1. Noun. (plural of settling) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Settlings

1. settling [n] - See also: settling

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Settlings

settlement
settlement agreement
settlement agreements
settlement house
settlements
settler
settlers
settles
settles down
settles someone's hash
settles up
settling
settling down
settling someone's hash
settling up
settlings
settlor
settlors
setts
setuale
setuales
setula
setulae
setule
setules
setulose
setulous
setup
setup fee
setups

Literary usage of Settlings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ore Dressing by Robert Hallowell Richards (1903)
"<) Settlings from settling tank, (v) Carpet table tailings, (te) Slime table middlings. (/•) Canvas table heads, (y) Tailings of finest jig. ..."

2. Ore Dressing by Robert Hallowell Richards (1903)
"(«) Spigot of No. ä hydraulic classifier, (t) Settlings from settling tank, (v) screens wea: More or less. j the size of particles will increase slightly. ..."

3. A List of Words and Phrases in Every-day Use by the Natives of Hetton-le by Francis Milnes Temple Palgrave (1896)
"Settlings. Sediment. Shades [shae'udz]. Window-curtains (always). "Shades cleaned at is. gd. the pair," painted on a laundry-cart in Sunderland. ..."

4. Tin: Describing the Chief Methods of Mining, Dressing, & Smelting it Abroad by Arthur George Charleton (1884)
"In this way four classes of settlings are obtained : the * I understand that since I visited these works in 1879, the number of stamps has be'en increased ..."

5. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"Iff, «. Leeward, lee-side, side sheltered from the wind. Leer, vn Look askance (in contempt}. Lees* я. /Л Dregs, sediment, settlings, ..."

6. College Entrance Requirements in English, 1901-1905 (for Study and Practice). (1895)
"This is mere moral babble, and direct Against the canon laws of our foundation.2 I must not suffer this; yet 'tis but the lees And settlings of a melancholy ..."

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