act of shrinking

act of shrinking
index decline

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • shrinking — shrink·ing || ʃrɪŋʃkɪŋ n. act of contracting, act of making smaller; process of becoming smaller; act of flinching ʃrɪŋk n. psychiatrist (Slang); instance of contracting, instance of becoming smaller; flinching, recoiling v. contract,… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shrinking — noun 1. process or result of becoming less or smaller the material lost 2 inches per yard in shrinkage • Syn: ↑shrinkage • Derivationally related forms: ↑shrink (for: ↑shrinkage), ↑shrink …   Useful english dictionary

  • Library Services and Construction Act — Enacted in 1964, the Library Services and Construction Act provides federal assistance to libraries in the U.S. for the purpose of improving or implementing library services or undertaking construction projects. Influenced by the civil rights… …   Wikipedia

  • Die shrink — Semiconductor manufacturing processes 10 µm 1971 3 µm 1975 1.5 µm 1982 …   Wikipedia

  • decline — I noun abatement, act of crumbling, act of dwindling, act of falling away, act of lessening, act of losing ground, act of shrinking, act of slipping back, act of wasting away, act of weakening, act of worsening, atrophy, backward step, cheapening …   Law dictionary

  • Shrinkage — Shrink age, n. 1. The act of shrinking; a contraction into less bulk or measurement. [1913 Webster] 2. The amount of such contraction; the bulk or dimension lost by shrinking, as of grain, castings, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. Decrease in value;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shrink — I. verb (shrank or shrunk; shrunk or shrunken; shrinking) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English scrincan; akin to Middle Dutch schrinken to draw back Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to contract or curl up the body or part of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shrinkage — noun a) The act of shrinking, or the proportion by which something shrinks. Do women know about shrinkage? b) The loss of merchandise through theft. This is why guys experience shrinkage after theyve been swimming …   Wiktionary

  • shrinkage — Discrepancy between a firm s actual inventory and its recorded inventory due to theft, deterioration, loss, or clerical problems. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * shrinkage shrink‧age [ˈʆrɪŋkɪdʒ] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] the act of… …   Financial and business terms

  • shrinkage — shrink|age [ˈʃrıŋkıdʒ] n [singular, U] the act of shrinking, or the amount that something shrinks ▪ Pollution led to a shrinkage of grasslands …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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