Sinking vs Downwelling - What's the difference?

sinking | downwelling |


As nouns the difference between sinking and downwelling

is that sinking is the act or process of sinking while downwelling is the sinking of a higher density medium through a lower density one.

As a verb sinking

is .

sinking

English

Verb

(head)
  • Derived terms

    * like rats from a sinking ship

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act or process of sinking.
  • I witnessed the sinking of my ship from the shore.
  • * 1857 , Pamphlets on Biology: Kofoid collection
  • We must endeavour to realize a succession of gradual sinkings or depressions into deep water, alternating with gradual emergings into shallows, and eventually a gradual continued lifting of the whole district

    downwelling

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia downwelling) (en noun)
  • The sinking of a higher density medium through a lower density one