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Definition of Receding

Receding

  1. of Recede

Receding Quotations

The history of astronomy is a history of receding horizons.
Edwin Powell Hubble

What is feminism? Simply the belief that women should be as free as men, however nuts, dim, deluded, badly dressed, fat, receding, lazy, and smug they might be.
Caitlin Moran

Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.
Will Durant

Our globe is under new dramatic environmental pressure: our globe is warming, our ice caps melting, our glaciers receding, our coral is dying, our soils are eroding, our water tables falling, our fisheries are being depleted, our remaining rainforests shrinking. Something is very, very wrong with our eco-system.
Richard Lamm

A graphic representation of data abstracted from the banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding.
William Gibson
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Receding Translations

receding in French is fuyant