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settling

[set-ling, -l-ing] /ˈsɛt lɪŋ, -l ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act of a person or thing that settles.
2.
Usually, settlings. sediment.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see settle1, -ing1
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settlings

/ˈsɛtlɪŋz/
plural noun
1.
any matter or substance that has settled at the bottom of a liquid; sediment; dregs
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