Definition of Toppling

1. Verb. (present participle of topple) ¹



2. Noun. The act by which something is toppled. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Toppling

1. topple [v] - See also: topple

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toppling

topper
toppers
toppiece
toppieces
topping
topping and back pressure turbine
topping cycle
topping it off
topping up
toppingly
toppings
topple
topple over
toppled
topples
toppling (current term)
toppling gait
topplings
toppo
toppy
toppyup
tops
tops'l
tops(p)
tops-and-bottoms
tops it off
tops up
topsail
topsails
topscorer

Literary usage of Toppling

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1. The Path to Rome by Hilaire Belloc (1902)
"It had, as have also such crests at sea, one highest, toppling peak in its long line, and this, against the clear sky, one could see to be marked by ..."

2. The Court Circles of the Republic, Or, The Beauties and Celebrities of the by Elizabeth Fries Ellet, R. E. Mack (1869)
"W. Randall—Mrs. Randall—Mrs. Grant's Dress and Receptions—Anew Feature at the White House—The Foreign Ministers — Fashionable Gayety at its toppling Height ..."

3. Common Science by Carleton Wolsey Washburne (1920)
"How things are kept from toppling over: Why is it harder to keep your balance on stilts than on your feet ? Why does a rowboat tip over more easily if you ..."

4. Adrift in the Arctic Ice Pack: From the History of the First U.S. Grinnell by Elisha Kent Kane (1815)
"... reared up high in air, and then, toppling over, bent into its present form—a marked instance of the semi-solid or viscous character which forms AN ..."

5. Our Journey Around the World: An Illustrated Record of a Year's Travel of by Francis Edward Clark, Harriet Elizabeth Clark (1895)
"... wagon to keep it from toppling over, and the rest of us would throw our weight on that side to prevent the threatened catastrophe. ..."

6. The Semantic Development of Words for Mental Aberration in Germanic by Hartie Emil Zabel (1922)
"toppling 19. 19.01—19.09 illustrate the development of meaning froi over" to "become crazy". This figure is taken from objects th valueless in a fallen ..."

7. Queed: A Novel by Henry Sydnor Harrison (1911)
"... the Instrument of Providence; how Sharlee sees her Idol of Many Years go toppling in the Dust, and how it is her Turn to meditate in the Still Watches. ..."

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