Definition of subsidation in English:

subsidation

noun

  • Originally: †a precipitate or sediment (obsolete). Later: the action or process of forming sediment, precipitation. Compare "subsidence". Now rare.

noun

  • Subsidization.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in William Cullen (1710–1790), chemist and physician. Apparently from subside + -ation. Compare earlier subsidate<br>late 18th century. From subsid- + -ation. Compare earlier subsidizing and later subsidization.

Pronunciation

subsidation

/ˌsʌbsɪˈdeɪʃn/