Buckling Definition

noun

(geology) A folding into hills and valleys.

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The action of collapsing under pressure or stress.

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A young male domestic goat of between one and two years.

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adjective

Wavy; curly, as hair.

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Other Word Forms of Buckling

Noun

Singular:
buckling
Plural:
bucklings

Origin of Buckling

  • cognate with Middle High German bockinc and Middle Dutch bocking (itself from bok (“buck”), referencing the foul smell)

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  • From the verb to buckle, equivalent to buckle +‎ -ing.

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  • buck +‎ -ling.

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