Definition of Rate of attrition

1. Noun. The rate of shrinkage in size or number.

Exact synonyms: Attrition Rate
Generic synonyms: Rate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rate Of Attrition

ratchet wrench
ratchet wrenches
rate-limiting step
rate-of-climb indicator
rate constants
rate equation
rate meter
rate of acceleration
rate of attrition (current term)
rate of climb
rate of climb indicator
rate of depreciation
rate of exchange
rate of flow
rate of growth
rate of inflation
rate of interest
rate of pay
rate of payment
rate of respiration
rate schedule
rate setting and review
rate tart

Literary usage of Rate of attrition

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Temple of Apollo Bassitas by Frederick A. Cooper (1996)
"When 0.03 m. is divided by the absolute age of the temple, 2400 years, the same rate of attrition for the temple limestone is the result, ..."

2. Strategy for Defeat: The Luftwaffe, 1933-1945 by Williamson Murray (1983)
"... rate of attrition was a reflection both of combat losses and numerous aircraft losses through noncombat causes. In fact, the Luftwaffe seems to have ..."

3. Dollars and Sense of Command and Control by Raymond C. Bjorklund (1995)
"In the following two differential equations, the rate of attrition is proportional to the density of the BLUE and RED targets together. ..."

4. Community Mediation Programs: Developments and Challenges by Daniel McGillis (1997)
"Community mediation programs also experience a high rate of attrition. These programs cannot impose a settlement, and this has resulted in the development ..."

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