[ set-ling, -l-ing ]
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  1. the act of a person or thing that settles.

  2. Usually settlings. sediment.

Origin of settling

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at settle1, -ing1

Words Nearby settling Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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