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Definition of "dowsing" [dowsing]

  • The practice of seeking water or other substances (usually liquid) with the aid of a forked stick or similar pointing device, as believed by some practitioners to derive from supernatural power. (noun)
  • Present participle of dowse. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dowsing" in a sentence
  • "Eagle of June 29, 2005: For him, grave dowsing is no myth"
  • "SOLOMON - Whether a person believes grave dowsing is just speculation or whether someone is a true believer, Ron Britt of Abilene is convinced that the method works."
  • "Thweatt used written accounts, found objects and a method called dowsing to accumulate information about the towns."