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minimize

[′min·ə‚mīz]
(communications)
Condition when normal message and telephone traffic is drastically reduced so messages connected with an actual or simulated emergency will not be delayed.
(computer science)
In a graphical user interface environment, to reduce a window to an icon that represents the application running in the window.

minimize

A feature of a graphics-based operating system that hides the application currently on screen. To show the app is still open, an icon representing the program is placed on the Taskbar in Windows or the Dock in the Mac. Clicking the Taskbar or Dock icon restores the application to its previous size and location on screen. Contrast with maximize. See Win Minimize windows.


Minimize Buttons
The underscore button (_) is the minimize button in Windows and Mac. Clicking it sends the application to the sidelines.
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ik] are an expression of the ratio to the optimal value in both, the minimisation and the maximisation.
ik] are more reduced in the minimisation than in the maximisation with the same relative change of the optimal value.
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deepen the impact of waste minimisation investments including a timeline for their implementation.
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The Guidance is intended to complement the current reform proposals from the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister regarding fire risk minimisation.
Industry Examples highlight the cost and other benefits of waste minimisation.
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