Subsidence in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Subsidence

the progression of the ground sinking lower

Examples of Subsidence in a sentence

After years of land subsidence, the houses in the back of the neighborhood were now located in a flood zone. 🔊

The famous Italian structure’s subsidence on one side resulted in it becoming known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa. 🔊

“A giant sinkhole opened up near Lakewood Subdivision angering residents nearby since the city already knew of the subsidence occurring for the past few months,” the news reporter stated. 🔊

Ecologists realized that the depth of Dole Lake increased from 5 ½ feet to 5 ¾ feet deep due to the subsidence of the lake’s floor.  🔊

Due to the subsidence on the left side of the church building, the house contractor decided to drop the right side in order to make the church level.  🔊

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