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drawdown

[′drȯ‚dau̇n]
(graphic arts)
In inkmaking, a procedure for obtaining a rough estimation of a color shade in which a small sample of ink is placed on a piece of paper and spread with a spatula to yield a thin film of ink.
(hydrology)
The magnitude of the change in water surface level in a well, reservoir, or natural body of water resulting from the withdrawal of water.
(petroleum engineering)
The difference between the static and the flowing bottom-hole pressure.

drawdown

The distance by which the groundwater level is lowered as a result of pumping.
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There will also be a relaxation to the tax treatment that will allow a benefi-ciary (and not just a 'dependant' of the deceased) to receive tax free withdrawals from a drawdown pension if the original member (or last drawdown account holder) died before age 75.
Then viewing the back test report based on the drawdown priority will highlight those strategies most likely to preserve the account while still producing some growth.
As we were expecting, FAD will be drawdown without limits or the need for reviews.
With the termination of the recent campaign in Iraq and the winnowing of forces in Afghanistan, the US military faces a drawdown of standing force structure and capabilities.
Certain pension providers have announced that they will increase automatically the level of drawdown income their customers receive, from 100% to 120% (assuming they were taking the maximum amount of income when the increase to the limit came into effect).
The Corps will present initial results of the Fall Creek drawdown at a Willamette Basin Fisheries Science Review to be held today in Corvallis, as part of a larger three-day event.
The drawdown between now and 2014 would be at a steady pace, it would be conditions based and that remains the trajectory for our effort as we continue to fight this war with Afghan and NATO partners," Pentagon Press Secretary, George Little, told reporters.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said that Obama "would make the decision soon about the beginning of the drawdown," pointing to the July 2011 date that has often been referred to as the date the drawdown will begin.
To be eligible for flexible drawdown, an individual must have secure pension income of at least pounds 20,000 per year in addition to whatever is in the drawdown plan.
Capped drawdown enables people to draw an income for life, with an annual limit, without having to purchase an annuity, while flexible drawdown means those with secure incomes over pounds 20,000 per year will have no limits on the income they can take from their drawdown.
He reports that Unsecured Pension, ie one method of drawing an income from your pension fund (also known as income drawdown), will be split into Capped drawdown, which will be broadly similar to current drawdown rules, albeit with amendments to the amount of income which can be taken, and Flexible drawdown, where individuals will be able to draw unlimited amounts from their pension fund subject to them satisfying a Minimum Income Requirement of pounds 20,000 gross pa.
But, while the number of plans taken out increased, the amount of money that was unlocked declined due to the increased popularity of drawdown plans.