A gradual decrease in thickness or width of an elongated object.
The act of condensing, as the reduction of a gas to a liquid or the abridgment of a piece of writing
(Typography) A mark consisting of three periods, historically with spaces in between, before, and after them “ . . . ”, nowadays a single character “…” Ellipses are used to indicate that words have been omitted in a text or that they are missing or illegible.
The act of something being lowered.
Amount of decreasing
Refinement is the process of making something better by making small changes, or good taste and cultural elegance.
Loss is defined as having something or someone leave or be taken away from you, a feeling of grief when something is gone, or a decline in money.
The process or result of declining, especially:
The act or process of compressing.
Low spirits; gloominess; dejection; sadness
A reduction in an existing program of some sort.
The total loss in weight of livestock from the time of shipment to the final processing as meat
The state or quality of being concise:
Modification is a change that is made, or is the act of changing something.
The act or product of shortening.
The act of abridging or the state of being abridged.
The process of making smaller
Loss of sounds or letters from the middle of a word, as in the pronunciation of Gloucester (glästər)
Any act or instance of leaving out or omitting a part or parts
A change in stress, pitch, loudness, or tone of the voice; an inflection of the voice.
Avoidance of excesses or extremes
The period during which the symptoms of a disease abate or subside.
An increasing or becoming increased
An act of enlarging or the state of being enlarged.
The amount by which the face value of a bond or other debt security exceeds its market price.
Loss of personnel in an organization in the normal course of events, as by retirement
The act or process of conquering:
(Mathematics) The amount by which a variable is decreased; a negative increment.
A reduction in the amount or fineness of a metal, esp. gold, officially designated as the standard of value of a monetary unit
A diminishing or being diminished; lessening; decrease
Destruction; ruin; end
A channel or pipe for carrying off water, sewage, etc.
The act or process of slowing down; a slackening of pace:
A decline in the value of an asset over time, due to its increasing obsolescence or the wear and tear due to its use; a deduction on an income tax return of part of the asset’s cost, transforming its declining value into a benefit for the taxpayer.
A sum or amount deducted or allowed to be deducted as, specif., from taxable income
The process of or an action or instance of coming to prominence.
Any substance or article used as money, as bank notes, checks, etc.
A reduction in amount or size.
any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion (as by removing oxygen or adding hydrogen); always occurs accompanied by oxidation of the reducing agent
A fat, such as butter or lard, used to make cake or pastry light or flaky.
A swift cut with a blade, particularly with fighting weapons as a sword, saber, knife etc.
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