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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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The North East has experienced the third highest level of cutbacks in the past five years, with budgets being slashed by around 17%.
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.
Offshore insulated risers, flow lines, and export lines must now serve wells located at greater depths and, as the piped products get hotter, project specifications in general have tightened and cutback specifications in particular have become increasingly complex.
uk, Mr Simon Terry commented about the survey: "With thousands of jobs being slashed at county councils and inflation rising, it is causing people to be worried about their finances and employment, showing that Government cutbacks are affecting everyone.
Staff have taken their own cutbacks very well, while we have already cut Turf Club and Irish Thoroughbred Marketing funding and more.
said Friday it will expand the scale of a recently announced domestic output cutback plan for the year to next March 31 by more than 100,000 units to over 148,000 units amid the global economic crisis.
My time at E&P and its ongoing coverage of newspaper cutbacks has finally hit home.
announced a restructuring plan that will result in salaried worker cutbacks.
Unions say cutbacks would lead to job losses under Government proposals.
The cutbacks have affected programs such as the Court Challenges Program, the Law Commission of Canada, Status of Women Canada, Adult Learning and Literacy Programs, Youth Employment Programs, the Museum Assistance Program, First Nations Programs, and the Canadian Volunteerism Initiative.
All of this is a very long way to say how concerned I am about Thunder Bay and the substantial cutbacks in the forest business.
The Council was forced to take a hard look at its future "because we can't survive on the present system of cutbacks," said Archbishop Caleb Lawrence of Moosonee, who is also Council co-chair.