Definition of Decreases

1. Noun. (plural of decrease) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of decrease) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Decreases

1. decrease [v] - See also: decrease

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decreases

decoyed
decoyer
decoyers
decoying
decoyman
decoymen
decoys
decrease
decreased
decreaseless
decreaser
decreasers
decreases (current term)
decreasest
decreaseth
decreasing
decreasing function
decreasing functions
decreasing monotonic
decreasingly
decreation
decreations
decree
decree absolute
decree arbitral
decree nisi
decreeable

Literary usage of Decreases

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1. Industrial Depressions: Their Causes Analysed and Classified with a by George Huntington Hull (1911)
"Note, however, the fact that the increases and decreases in the volume of smaller articles not only come after construction, but depend chiefly upon new ..."

2. Physics of the Air by William Jackson Humphreys (1920)
"Why the Temperature of the Atmosphere decreases with Increase of Elevation.—It is not, perhaps, obvious why the temperature of the atmosphere should rapidly ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The magnetization obtained with the strongest current gradually decreases a little. The moments left by the demagnetizing current decrease less rapidly than ..."

4. Plane Trigonometry and Tables by George Wentworth, David Eugene Smith (1914)
"In the third quadrant the sine decreases from 0 to — 1, but the absolute ... In the first quadrant the cosine OM is positive, and decreases from 1 to 0 ..."

5. Status of Federal Libraries and Information Centers in the U.S: Results from by Evelyn F. Hawkins, Robert J. Rossi (1999)
"In all three levels, more federal libraries and information centers reported significant decreases than significant increases with respect to staffing. ..."

6. A Look at Tomorrow's Tactical Air Forces by Lane Pierrot, Jo A. Vines, Shaun Black (1997)
"1400 as the Navy decreases the number of aircraft in each carrier wing. ... Procuring the Joint Strike Fighter decreases Shortfalls The development effort ..."

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