settlings


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set·tlings

 (sĕt′lĭngz)
pl.n.
Sediment; dregs.

settlings

(ˈsɛtlɪŋz)
pl n
any matter or substance that has settled at the bottom of a liquid; sediment; dregs
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Noun1.settlings - sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
grounds - dregs consisting of solid particles (especially of coffee) that form a residue; "it is a Middle Eastern custom to read your future in your coffee grounds"
sediment, deposit - matter that has been deposited by some natural process