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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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Upon exiting the extrusion die, the dimensions of non-symmetric profiles change non-uniformly along the line due to swell and drawdown. This article reports on size and shape changes for drawn profiles of rubber and plastic flowing through rectangular dies.
These include the drawdown of FX reserves and government deposits from the banking sector alongside both domestic and international debt issuance.
portion of drawdowns, particularly of those involving mass armies.
A first look at Rodman Pool during the drawdown gives fishermen the feeling that they are participating in the movie Jurassic Park.
"The 'hollow' buildup of 2000 to 2008 and the unusually large reduction in R&D in this drawdown, means that the Army's recovery will be much more difficult than in previous drawdowns."
As Warren Buffett coined, "the first rule of investing is to not lose money, and the second is to not forget the first rule." It is essential because a 100% return is needed to recover from a 50% drawdown, while only a 33.3% return is needed to recover from a 25% drawdown.
14.9%); and both portfolios has maximum drawdowns of over 50% at some point.
Too often, the critically vital aquatic vegetation near the shoreline is left high and dry from drawdowns, diminishing large portions of a water's spawning habitat.
The remaining 75% of the options are to be issued on a pro-rata basis if and when Toro makes drawdowns under the facility.
Hamza MA, Anderson SH, Aylmore LAG (2001) Studies of water drawdowns by single radish roots at decreasing soil water content using computer-assisted tomography.