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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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Lastly in cutback news, earlier this month The Newspaper Guild of New York, Local 31003, CWA, said it had settled grievances of 14 of those laid of from the New York Times last December.
This information comes as the HSE was blasted for the cutbacks at a centre for disabled people that will affect hundreds of vulnerable people.
Specific functions, units, and locations were targeted for cutbacks by 61 percent of the corporations, up from 56.
He leaves the country for five minutes and his two most senior ministers get into a high-profile scrap over proposed savage cutbacks.
As it stands this raft of education cutbacks is endangering future generations of our children.
But instead of fighting this cancer head on, the Government has given it a new lease of life through savage garda cutbacks.
But it will highlight how stubborn and arrogant they are if they can't accept this cutback is one step too far.
Finally, the new report concludes, the coming cutbacks may hit engineers especially hard.
Over the years, cutbacks in funding and teachers for vocational training left the program seriously weakened.
Four companies made cutbacks of 10,000 or more between January and March of this year, compared to only nine such announcements during all of 1993.
Many of the cutbacks came on the heels of a $600 million donation.
The research makes it clear that the entire school community will suffer because of the cutbacks - students, parents and teachers.