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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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But drawdown is more risky as pots are left invested and there are annual fees and charges that can make a dent in balances.
The UAE, according to a senior Emirati official, announced the drawdown is intended to support a shaky United Nations-brokered ceasefire in Hudaydah that came into effect in December.
The pattern of the percentage deviations of end-of-line (cold) dimensions from specification will be used to distinguish between drawdown and swell as specific sources of variation.
A reduction in charges on drawdown products would have a limited impact on the sector's overall profitability in the near term, as drawdown still represents only a small part of insurers' balance sheets.
Amounts repaid by the borrower are available for drawdown, provided that the closing date has not expired.
Lungren said they decided to implement the drawdown plan because of traffic concerns from police and the stress on raffle volunteers.
Morgan, as joint lead managers and joint bookrunners for the drawdown.
Drawdown has become the most popular means to generate retirement income, with many preferring the flexibility of keeping their pension money invested and accessible rather than locking it into an annuity, which would provide a guaranteed lifetime income.
OPTION 2: Or at 62, use the transfer value to invest in drawdown, where he can withdraw as little or as much as he wants, when he wants.
This led to a coalition of 200 Drawdown advisors, comprising geologists, engineers, agriculturalists, climatologists, biologists, economists, financiers, architects, companies and NGOs.
Drawdown's foreword states the thesis succinctly: "We know we can't avoid the cataclysmic impacts of global warming by only focusing on achieving zero net carbon emissions; we must also rapidly re-sequester carbon."
Royal London has proposed a new long-term insurance care product that is to be funded using tax-free pay from a pension drawdown account.