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diminution

Music the presentation of the subject of a fugue, etc., in which the note values are reduced in length

Diminution

The decrease in size of a column toward the top; typically employed as a device to overcome or correct an optical appearance of the top being larger than the bottom.

diminution

[‚dim·ə′nü·shən]
(botany)
Increasing simplification of inflorescences on successive branches.
(computer science)
Limiting the negative effect of an attack on a computer system.
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La production a enregistre une diminution dans le secteur des industries extractives de 7,2% suite a la baisse de la production de secteur de l'extraction des produits energetiques de 5,8% et le secteur de l'extraction de produits non energetiques (-16,1%) suite a la baisse observee dans la production du phosphate brute.
State Farm assured the Longs that their claim was progressing toward conclusion without notifying them that State Farm would not assess for diminution in value and either pay it or deny its existence as required by Georgia law.
Thickness diminution is the average value of the sufficiently large number of thickness measurements.
Diminution in value claims can be complex so it is advisable to use a solicitor.
Le communique, publie en reaction aux "donnees erronees" contenues dans une information diffusee en langues anglaise et francaise par le site de l'agence de presse "Reuters", selon laquelle "le Maroc va proceder a la diminution des subventions de certains produits", souligne que le ministre n'a jamais declare que "l'ajustement automatique des prix interviendrait avant le mois de Ramadan".
La reunion a egalement entendu un rapport de la police de l'Etat de Khartoum qui a souligne la poursuite de la mise en oeuvre de tous les plans qui ont contribue a la diminution du taux de criminalite .
A jury found that Contreras wrongfully diverted surface water, and awarded the Bennetts $45,000 in cost to repair damages and $25,000 in diminution in value damages.
Cet etat de fait est aussi la consequence directe de la nette diminution des interets sur les depots bancaires a l'etranger et de la regression des revenus des investissements financiers.
Mr Jones said: "I am very disappointed with the proposal to close the Job Centre Plus office in Amlwch as it will lead to a diminution in the service to the people of Amlwch and the nearby area, and many will find it difficult to travel to alternative offices.
The Aleph was probably two or three centimetres in diameter, but universal space was contained within it, with no diminution in size'.
Feeney also advises municipalities and taxpayers on farmland assessment qualification and roll-back taxes and has handled cases involving diminution of property value due to environmental contamination and wetlands impact.
He finds no significant diminution in aggregate social spending and hypothesizes that the slowdown is a normal part of welfare state "maturing" after exuberant growth and diversification in early stages, leading to a kind of "steady state".