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deepening

[′dēp·ə·niŋ]
(meteorology)
A decrease in the central pressure of a pressure system on a constant-height chart, or an analogous decrease in height on a constant-pressure chart.

deepening

A further decrease in the central pressure of a pressure system. A depression is deepening if there is a further fall of pressure at its center. The term is normally used with low-pressure systems, although it could be used with a high-pressure system as well.
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In terms of preventing democratic breakdown, democratic deepening allows democracy to sink deeper roots (via more democratic political culture, inclusive political participation and effective state institutions) to better weather the storms of economic and political crises and of authoritarian challenges that may arise.
The court's dicta caused worries that corporate directors who try unsuccessfully to resuscitate troubled corporations could face deepening insolvency claims, despite their best intentions and efforts.
and Lazar, T.: 2001, Results of the scientific and technological project LITHO-JET, Technology of thermic sinking for purpose of deepening of the vertical openings, SO 95/5135/095, per year 2000.
Army Corps of Engineers must be compelled to openly and thoroughly assess the impacts that deepening the shipping channel would have on the ecology of the river, including impacts to South Jersey's wetlands."
Against this background, this study is carried out to provide further evidence towards the ascertainment of the true relationship between financial deepening or development and economic growth and development, on one part and between financial deepening and inflation, on the other.
The deepening will take the container berths at North Quay to a depth of 14.7m.
It appears, however, that an American doctrine that holds directors and related third parties liable for "deepening the insolvency" of the corporation when its life has been wrongfully prolonged, and one that is on the radar in Canada, has the potential to affect the way Canadian courts view director liability.
* Deepening insolvency is a relatively new end developing legal theory.
Taking comfort in Lula and Calderon's electoral victories glosses over the fact that neither of those two leaders won a mandate for deepening their countries' halting economic reform programs.
In "eurospeak," the jargon of the architects of the European Union, CAFTA and SPP are examples of the processes known as "broadening"--by which more members are added to the arrangement--and "deepening"--by which more powers are gradually transferred from the member nation-states to the EU's supranational institutions.
Another important development is the deepening of the Hoyle Pond underground mine.