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sinking,

n a process to relax by focusing attention on points of contact between the body and the surface it lies or stands on and imagining the body sinking down into the support surface, with the rhythmic modulation of breaths.
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I recommend you to sink forthwith to the bottom of the sea; and if you come another fathom nearer, I'll stave your wicked head in with this oar.
Tarzan slough the thin skin of his artificial civilization, and sink happy and contented into the deep sleep of the wild beast that has fed to repletion.
Didn't the full-rigged ship, the whaler Essex, sink off the west coast of South America, twelve hundred miles from the nearest land for the small boats to cover, and all because of a big cow whale that butted her into kindling-wood?
And into the unfathomable have I again seemed to sink.
Yet the ear, it fully knows, By the twanging And the clanging, How the danger ebbs and flows; Yet, the ear distinctly tells, In the jangling And the wrangling, How the danger sinks and swells, By the sinking or the swelling in the anger of the bells - Of the bells - Of the bells, bells, bells, bells, Bells, bells, bells - In the clamour and the clangour of the bells!
Even at this distance of time my heart sinks, my courage fails me, at the critical stage in my narrative which I have now reached.
Now, as the island sinks down, either a few feet at a time or quite insensibly, we may safely infer, from what is known of the conditions favourable to the growth of coral, that the living masses, bathed by the surf on the margin of the reef, will soon regain the surface.
As the barrier-reef slowly sinks down, the corals will go on vigorously growing upwards; but as the island sinks, the water will gain inch by inch on the shore -- the separate mountains first forming separate islands within
United States Patent 13/465431, entitled "HEAT SINK AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING", utilizes a modular concept that enables maximum flexibility with fin geometry, fin ratio and heat sink footprint, yielding heat sink ratios in excess of 40:1.
The power of the disposal acting like a pump pushes more water than the pipes can handle, therefore the water goes the route of least resistance, which is to the other sink bowl.
it was small comfort to stand at the sink and look out on a view of doomed sheep.
The ATS-405 active heat sink includes an integral fan for optimum cooling performance and the ATS-474 passive heat sink incorporates ATS' patented maxiFLOW[TM] technology, which was specifically designed to provide high levels of cooling in low airflow conditions.