the act, process, amount, or degree of sinking.
a surface sunk for decorative effect.
the lowering of the first line of body text on a page from its usual position, as at the beginning of a chapter.
the amount of such lowering.
(rare) the act of sinking or degree to which something sinks or has sunk
noun 1. a person or thing that sinks. 2. a person employed in sinking, as one who sinks shafts. 3. a weight, as of lead, for sinking a fishing line or net below the surface of the water. 4. Slang. a doughnut or, sometimes, a biscuit or muffin. 5. Also called sinkerball. Baseball. a pitched […]
noun 1. sinker (def 5). sink
noun 1. a hole formed in soluble rock by the action of water, serving to conduct surface water to an underground passage. 2. Also called sink. a depressed area in which waste or drainage collects. noun 1. Also called (esp Brit) swallow hole. a depression in the ground surface, esp in limestone, where a surface […]
[Chinese shin-jyahng wee-guh r] /Chinese ˈʃɪnˈdʒyɑŋ ˈwi gər/ noun 1. Xinjiang Uygur. Xinjiang Uygur or Sinkiang Uighur [shin-jyahng wee-ger] /ˈʃɪnˈdʒyɑŋ ˈwi gər/ noun 1. an autonomous region in NW China, bordering Tibet, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, Tadzhikistan, Pakistan, and India: formerly a province. 635,830 sq. mi. (1,646,800 sq. km). Capital: Ürümqi.