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stagnation

[stag′nā·shən]
(hydrology)
The condition of a body of water unstirred by a current or wave.
The condition of a glacier that has stopped flowing.
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For this amount of time the submerging plate stagnates," Langenhorst describes the rock congestion.
But wealthy consumers who regularly invest money in shares were less confident, with only 44% expecting house prices to continue rising, while 48% think they will stagnate or fall.
In reality, as more women try to juggle unpaid reproductive labor at home with full-time wage labor, men's wages stagnate and dependant-care costs outpace women's contribution to family income.
During menopause, hormonal changes in the physical body bring forth challenging feelings which, if ignored, can stagnate below the surface and actually cause illness and the worst characteristics of old age.
The feed to the calender must also assure that the rubber bank does not have areas that stagnate. If rubber remains in the bank on the calender for an excessive amount of time, it will partially cure and become much harder.
I began with the premise that, in our mature industry, some foundries will grow and others will stagnate and ultimately fail.
On September 12, 2000, Eagle Eye Publishers, Inc., by commission of the Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Advocacy, published a report titled "The Impact of Contract Bundling on Small Businesses: Fiscal Year (FY) 1992-FY 1999." In their report, they stated that the increasingly common practice of contract bundling has caused small businesses' share of federal procurement dollars to stagnate well below established agency goals and has driven small businesses (SBs) out of the federal marketplace.
Without the forgiveness, the relationship will stagnate and the love, which should be a dynamic thing, will atrophy.
Without turbulence living systems stagnate, losing their ability to adapt and ultimately to survive.
There were areas covered with short-lived Virginia pine starting to stagnate and die back.
In 1967, the Supreme Court wrote, "Our nation is deeply committed to safeguarding academic freedom, which is of transcendent value to all of us...." Ten years earlier, the Court observed, "Teachers and students must always remain free to inquire, to study and to evaluate, to gain new maturity and understanding; otherwise our civilization will stagnate and die."
These policies cause the growth and development of small businesses and major industries to stagnate.