Subsidence vs Landslip - What's the difference?

subsidence | landslip |


As nouns the difference between subsidence and landslip

is that subsidence is the process of becoming less active or severe while landslip is the sliding of a mass of land down a slope or cliff; a landslide.

subsidence

English

Noun

(wikipedia subsidence)
  • The process of becoming less active or severe
  • * Bishop Warburton
  • The subdual or subsidence of the more violent passions.
  • A sinking of something to a lower level, especially of part of the surface of the Earth due to underground excavation or seismic activity or groundwater depletion
  • landslip

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The sliding of a mass of land down a slope or cliff; a landslide