becoming slower and softer; dying away.
in a slower, softer manner.
(music) (to be performed) with gradually decreasing tone and speed
noun a cylindrical vessel through which vertical tubes pass, esp one forming part of an evaporator, heat exchanger, or nuclear reactor Historical Examples The Western World W.H.G. Kingston Argentine Ornithology, Volume I (of 2) P. L. Sclater
any of various tropical and subtropical orchids of the genus Calanthe, having racemes of white, reddish, or yellow flowers. Historical Examples About Orchids Frederick Boyle Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines H. Wilfrid Walker Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf George W. M. Reynolds About Orchids Frederick Boyle
a seaport on NE Mindoro, in the central Philippines. Historical Examples The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 – Volume 41 of 55, 1691-1700 Various The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 – Volume 41 of 55, 1691-1700 Various
Also, calèche. a light vehicle pulled by one or two horses, seating two to four passengers, and having two or four wheels, a seat for a driver on a splashboard, and sometimes a folding top. a folding top of a carriage. calèche (def 1). a bonnet that folds back like the top of a calash, […]