Subsidence vs Settling - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between subsidence and settling

is that subsidence is the process of becoming less active or severe while settling is the act of one who, or that which, settles; the act of establishing oneself, of colonizing, subsiding, adjusting, etc.

As a verb settling is

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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
  • settling

    English

    Verb

    (wikipedia settling) (head)
  • Derived terms

    * settling basin * settling tank

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of one who, or that which, settles; the act of establishing oneself, of colonizing, subsiding, adjusting, etc.
  • (usually plural) Dregs; sediment.
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