(USED WITHOUT OBJECT) [SUB·SID·ED, SUB·SID·ING.]
to sink to a low or lower level.
to become quiet, less active, or less violent; abate: The laughter subsided.
to sink or fall to the bottom; settle; precipitate: to cause coffee grounds to subside.
Subsidence is the motion of a surface (usually, the Earth's surface) as it shifts
downward relative to a datum such as sea-level. The opposite of subsidence is ...
Aug 20, 2015 ... Land subsidence and relation to withdrawals of groundwater, from the USGS
Water Science School.
Land subsidence is the lowering of the land-surface elevation from changes that
take place underground. Common causes of land subsidence from human ...
Subsidence hazards involve either the sudden collapse of the ground to form a
depression or the slow subsidence or compaction of the sediments near the ...
intr.v. sub·sid·ed, sub·sid·ing, sub·sides. 1. a. To become less intense, active, or
severe; abate. b. To become smaller or less prominent, as swelling.
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Mine Subsidence Insurance, a non-profit fund administered by the Department of
Environmental Protection (DEP), can protect a homeowner's investment.
Problem of Subsidence Since the day in 1854 when the first well went in, the
Santa Clara Valley has subsided up to 13 feet as groundwater was pumped for ...
subsidence (countable and uncountable, plural subsidences). The process of
becoming less active or severe [quotations ▽]. Bishop Warburton. The subdual