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Curtail

A spiral scroll-like termination of any architectural member, as at the end of a stair rail.

curtail

A short, spiral, scroll-like termination of any architectural member, as at the end of a stair rail.
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The match was initially curtailed to 43-overs per side as the game had a delayed start due to rain.
He informed that daily expenses of university have been curtailed. Meeting made recommendations to higher education commission Islamabad, universities board and Sindh government not to curtail the budget of university as it can affect adversely the research and teaching work of university.
"Despite continuing concerns from civil rights and community-based organizations, the department has sharply curtailed its statutory role in identifying and eradicating civil rights abuses by law enforcement," the lawmakers' letter said.
'The IMF opposes reducing development budget; therefore it too cannot be curtailed beyond a certain point.
The fiscal deficit has to be curtailed. The revenue sector will have to be streamlined to meet future requirements.
The usual argument is that wasteful expenditure such as subsidies needs to be curtailed. Public sector enterprises (PSEs) come under attack.
'Campaigning until 24 hours prior to the day of polling is a statutory right of parties and cannot be taken away, curtailed or abridged by any executive fiat.
Two of the facility's potlines were curtailed on January 11, 2018, after union members rejected a proposed labor agreement for hourly employees.
Delivery service may be delayed or curtailed whenever streets or walkways present hazardous conditions for letter carriers or when snow is plowed against mailboxes.
'This can be easily curtailed through will on part of the concerned stakeholders,' he said recommending easy loan facilities for the miners to help them import latest machinery.
New Delhi: Yes Bank's shares cracked 34 percent to hit a one-year low after the Reserve Bank curtailed the term of its founding CEO Rana Kapoor.
The Maryland County community services section commander speaking at the turning over ceremony on Monday in Harper, Maryland County challenged recipients of the high-speed bicycles to use them for their intended purpose, adding that with the bicycles crimes would be curtailed, if not eliminated perfectly.