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Music the presentation of the subject of a fugue, etc., in which the note values are reduced in length
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.
Increasing simplification of inflorescences on successive branches.
Limiting the negative effect of an attack on a computer system.