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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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He said that internationally exploration activities had been curtailed due to decrease in the prices of petroleum products but in Pakistan exploration activities had not been curtailed.
Both mills have been curtailed for a number of years.
HM Customs operations have started today and will continue until this activity is curtailed.
Once they are complete, Alcoa will have closed, divested or curtailed 45% of its total smelting operating capacity since 2007.
Global Banking News-November 18, 2015--Fed official says shadow banking growth has been curtailed
IN A decision which is likely to increase tension between the Centre and the Aam Aadmi Party- led Delhi government, the state Assembly has moved a resolution against a Ministry of Home Affairs' notification that curtailed the powers of the state Anti- Corruption Bureau ( ACB).
As a result of curtailed gas supply from Bhit and Naimat Basal gas fields an overall shortfall of 40 mmcfd has been recorded in the SSGC's system.
I'm really scared that my life will be curtailed and I won't be able to tend to my garden or go for the long walks I love.
The group has called for the monarch's powers to be curtailed, and for an overhaul of the parliamentary system in which the prime minister is appointed by the king rather than elected.
crude futures fell by $1 to Wednesday, on worries demand for crude could be curtailed after the U.
The needless violence that has been perpetrated by gangs and tribes would have been curtailed if our troops had been worKing alongside the police force.
KAPILVASTU, April 24 -- It has been revealed that teachers' salaries were curtailed to welcome Minister of State for Industry Dan Bahadur Chaudhary during his visit in Kapilvastu district.