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cutback

[′kət‚bak]
(chemical engineering)
Blending of heavier oils with lighter ones to bring the heavier to desired specifications.

cutback

The sudden partial closure of throttle at the end of the first climb segment to reduce the noise level.
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I think I'm all out of analysis on cutbacks, except to note that the company with the worst stock-price record in recent weeks (see below) is mentioned above.
Bredero Shaw, ShawCor's largest division and a global leader in pipe-coating solutions, has been working on automating the cutback process as part of its mobile coating technologies program.
Staff have taken their own cutbacks very well, while we have already cut Turf Club and Irish Thoroughbred Marketing funding and more.
A Japanese representative said, ''The European Union announced an additional cutback during the latest meeting, and there were also some other members who announced their targets.
Developed nations lobbied for smaller cutbacks in recognition of their big carbon sinks--such as forests that sop up carbon --or pledges to invest in technologies for cutting carbon dioxide ([CO.
Cutbacks in the output of defense and space equipment continue to weaken the industrial sector: During the past few months, production has fallen an average of more than 1/2 percent a month.
In that address, President Clinton called for a further cutback of $76 billion in defense spending.
With the demise of the Competitiveness Council and the potential cutback in OIRA funds, no one now is speaking out for business in the regulatory process.
The cutbacks at SDSU mirror the plight of the rest of the widely respected California State University system.
ShawCor's Mobile Robotic Cutback System is one of the 15 technologies that is to receive a 2013 Spotlight on New Technology Award from the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), the world's foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production and environmental protection.
So get your quills and pencils out, Use 10 per cent less ink, And write a poem quick before They cutback what you think
Why is it the cutbacks start at the sharp end, I trust that also in the proposals, will be the cutback in administration and senior officers, as they will not be needed.