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How to Pronounce dousing?

Correct pronunciation for the word "dousing" is [dˈa͡ʊsɪŋ], [dˈa‍ʊsɪŋ], [d_ˈaʊ_s_ɪ_ŋ].

"Dousing" in context

Dousing, or dowsing, is the practice of using divination to locate objects or answer questions by divining the location of hidden objects using various apparatus. The most common form of divination is rod dousing, which involves using two metal rods or sticks - usually made of copper or steel - held parallel to one another and held lightly in the hands. When held over an object or an energy source, the rods will cross or move in a particular direction, indicating the nature and position of the object underneath.

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Usage over time for dousing:

This graph shows how "dousing" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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