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collapsing

adjective

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collapsing

verb
present participle of collapse

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1 to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure
  • the motel balcony collapsed under the weight of so many people

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3 to reduce in size or volume by or as if by pressing parts or members together
  • the novel collapses events from four separate trips into one long odyssey

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“Collapsing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/collapsing. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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