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churn:

see butterbutter,
dairy product obtained by churning the fat from milk until it solidifies. In most areas the milk of cows is the basis, but elsewhere that of goats, sheep, and mares has been used. Butter was known by 2000 B.C.
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Churn

The frequency with which a building’s occupants are moved, either internally or externally, including those who move but stay within an organization and those who leave a company and are replaced.
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churn rate

(1) The percentage of customers who cancel their subscription service. The term often refers to cellphone contracts.

(2) The percentage of employees who leave the company during a certain time period. See churning.
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This report explores the mechanics behind these variables, analysing the levels and drivers of satisfaction and churn in the large enterprise market.
The milk was poured into crocks and left to sit overnight for the cream to rise, then mom churned the cream into butter.
Thorugh its operation, CustomerSuccessBox aims to bridge this gap by helping B2B SaaS-based companies reduce, churn and grow their recurring revenue.
NHT operates in a highly volatile telecommunication industry where customer churn is a common problem.
While the above-mentioned time-based approach may be simple to understand and execute, the approach to define churn status based on an arbitrary time frame can fail to account for the varying differences in individual subjects' visitation cycles.
Despite the higher churn rates, net incremental subscribers improved to 4.4 million for the first three quarters of this year, a solid 29% higher than 2013 level of 3.4 million net additions.
"The research provides one of the largest and most unique global data sets that illuminates the significant differences in users' churn patterns in incredible detail," said Angel Dobardziev, practice leader at Ovum.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-August 14, 2014-Partner Communications notes slight decrease in churn rate
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 14, 2014-Partner Communications notes slight decrease in churn rate