(Psychology) The process by which a single symbol or word is associated with the emotional content of several, not necessarily related, ideas, feelings, memories, or impulses, especially as expressed in dreams.
The re-encoding of data (usually the binary data used by computers) into a form that uses fewer bits of information than the original data. Compression is often used to speed the transmission of data such as text or visual images, or to minimize the memory resources needed to store such data.
The definition of consumption is buying and using something or how much of something has been used up.
The resulting reduction; decrease.
In civil procedure, the court-ordered combination of two or more actions that involve the same parties or issues. In the end, there may be a single judgment for all the actions or a separate judgment for each original action. See also joinder.
Limitation; restriction; restraint
A feeling of tightness or pressure:
The act of leaving something out or not done. An omission may be deliberate or unintentional.
The act or process of giving up the use of a narcotic drug to which one has become addicted, typically accompanied by distressing physiological and mental effects (withdrawal symptoms)
The reduction of a glacier from a point of advancement.
A period of increased economic or business activity.
A continuous or unbroken length, area, or expanse:
A large tract of land used to raise livestock; a cattle ranch.
An increase in the magnitude or strength of an electric current, a force, or another physical quantity, such as a radio signal.
The act of increasing:
(Chemistry) A decrease in positive valence or an increase in negative valence by the gaining of electrons.
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