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See definition of elapsing on Dictionary.com
  • as incourse
  • as inexpiration

synonyms for elapsing

  • progress
  • term
  • time
  • duration
  • lapse
  • passage
  • passing
  • sweep
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How to use elapsing in a sentence

But the last was unnecessary, not a minute elapsing before Hetty returned to communicate that all was safe.
THE DEERSLAYERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
The time elapsing between a flash of lightning and the thunder shows that sound takes time to move from one place to another.
PHYSICSWILLIS EUGENE TOWER
Questions laid before them are taken under consideration, a long time frequently elapsing before a decision is made.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 1HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
The course of the disease is slow, months and sometimes years elapsing before it reaches conspicuous development.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
The chief distinction would appear to rest in the element of time elapsing between the outlay of capital and its return.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 3VARIOUS
The two days now elapsing before the opening of the festivities, the grand ball at Hamburg, are days of preparation.
HARPER'S ROUND TABLE, AUGUST 13, 1895VARIOUS
The count was made on agar at 37 C., but they fail to state the time elapsing between taking the Formamint and making the swab.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 2 OF 2VARIOUS
The spawning interval is a biennial one, two years elapsing between each period of egg-laying.
THE LOBSTER FISHERY OF MAINE.JOHN N. COBB
Flowers and nuts in every stage of development are on the same tree, a year elapsing between the first blossom and the ripe nut.
WHITE SHADOWS IN THE SOUTH SEASFREDERICK O'BRIEN
Results for each class were treated separately so that the time elapsing since graduation was not a factor in the results.
VOCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: ITS PROBLEMS AND METHODSHARRY L. HOLLINGWORTH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ELAPSING

  • duration
  • elapsing
  • lapse
  • passage
  • passing
  • progress
  • sweep
  • term
  • time
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.