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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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The court's dicta caused worries that corporate directors who try unsuccessfully to resuscitate troubled corporations could face deepening insolvency claims, despite their best intentions and efforts.
The deepening of the Delaware River to 45 feet will modernize the existing federal navigation channel and allow the Port of Philadelphia to maintain its competitiveness and attract new cargoes.
The A$250-million deepening project, Fremantle Ports biggest infrastructure project for decades, is being conducted under stringent environmental conditions.
Peoples may have closed the door to imposing on directors duties to creditors, but the American doctrine of deepening insolvency, if adopted in Canada, has the potential to do an end run around Peoples by indirectly providing protection for creditors when the corporation is facing insolvency.
The core of the deepening insolvency theory is that an insolvent corporation and/or its creditors are harmed when a defendant fraudulently or negligently plays a role in increasing a corporation's debt and exposure to creditors, or in depleting its assets by artificially prolonging the corporation's life.
Further deepening of the winze could increase its depth another 400 m.
The structure would protect the streambed from eroding and deepening as water flows through it into the lowered reservoir floor.
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It's meant to communicate the deepening, thickening, growing life of faith that we experience as God's gathered people.
Even this institutional crisis, Weigel contents, can be transformed into an opportunity for renewal and deepening of faith.
When the Port of Houston Authority asked the companies to relocate their pipelines, the companies fully cooperated in moving the pipe in order that the deepening and widening project could proceed.