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the amount by which something decreases

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Since other theoretical frequencies correspond to the experimental frequency outcomes, this gives rise to an assumption that the wing profile of glider LAK-17B may contain structural imbalances, which were also expressed in the extremely low decrement of the second asymmetrical mode ([lambda] = 0.
Over time, the number of insureds in the portfolio decreases because of decrements due to death or surrender.
Thus they established the following groups of values of logarithmic decrement expressed as 2*[pi]*tan[delta], for a sound quality of spruce resonance: very good (0.
The model that informs ICF, portrays functioning and decrements in functioning, or disability, as a dynamic interaction between health conditions (diseases, disorders, and injuries) and contextual factors.
The damping ratio was found from the log decrement using Equation [5].
The number of targets monitored has an effect on performance; decrements occur when 16 targets are monitored compared with 8 (9).
0001, two-tailed Student t-test) between the amplitude of the decrements (2904 [+ or -] 268 pmol/L vs 862 [+ or -] 220 pmol/L, respectively).
Mean alcohol-induced performance decrements are shown in Figure 2.
There, in quarter-inch decrements, each had progressed from 1-inch rings to those with the Lifesaver holes.
The percentage would be reduced in five percentage point decrements through 1999 so that in the year 2000 no more than 50% of benefits could be included in gross income.
Severe mental disorders characteristically result in decrements in social relations, work, recreation, appropriate behavior, and IADL's.
People with mood disorders who are medicated with tricyclic antidepressants and MAOI may use caffeine to counteract the dysphoria associated with decrements in performance and diminished energy level.
Ten-basis-point fee decrements tied to 50-basis-point increment shortfalls from the S&P 500 return might constitute as much as one-half or more of the price of the product.
Previous reports on the same sample bolster the argument that the IQ decrements at 4 years of age relate biologically to prenatal alcohol exposure, Streissguth says.
Researchers conducted a population-based study to determine whether pipe and cigar smoking was associated with elevated cotinine levels (the end product of tobacco, which can be detected in the urine), decrements in lung function, and increased odds of airflow obstruction.