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deepening

[′dēp·ə·niŋ]
(meteorology)
A decrease in the central pressure of a pressure system on a constant-height chart, or an analogous decrease in height on a constant-pressure chart.

deepening

A further decrease in the central pressure of a pressure system. A depression is deepening if there is a further fall of pressure at its center. The term is normally used with low-pressure systems, although it could be used with a high-pressure system as well.
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You would not believe, sir, how this sedate gravity and reserve, pervading every least action, deepens the current of feeling and thought.
The effect that Claire had always had on him was to deepen the conviction, which never really left him, that he was a bit of an ass.
Although the day was beginning to dawn, the vivid colours of the sky continued to deepen, as if the fierce element were bent on an impious rivalry of the light of the sun.
The very furniture of the room seemed to mellow and deepen in its tone; the ceiling and walls looked blacker and more highly polished, the curtains of a ruddier red; the fire burnt clear and high, and the crickets in the hearthstone chirped with a more than wonted satisfaction.
That it could deepen into anger or any extreme of defiance, and that it must change in that direction when it changed at all, would have been its peculiar impression upon most observers.
These visionary executives discussed how the Internet is enabling marketers to better see and reach consumers, create marketing conversations and deepen consumer relationships.
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The joint declaration called for further cooperation among governments and businesses, including a commitment to exploring ways to deepen economic ties between Canada and ASEAN.
The ability to visualize differentiation in these reporter lines will be a powerful tool to deepen our understanding of human embryonic stem cell biology," said Dr Johan Hyllner, Cellartis' CSO.
It is stated that Option B, which is the final option for the PortMiami contract, includes dredging of one million cubic yards of material from Fisher Island Turning Basin to Fisherman s Channel which deepens the channel and berthing area from 42 feet to 50 feet.
said the votes needed to convict Clinton are not there and that ``lengthening this trial will only prolong and deepen the divisive, bitter and polarizing effect this sorry affair has visited upon our nation.