deflate


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Synonyms for deflate

Synonyms for deflate

to cause to be no longer believed or valued

Synonyms for deflate

collapse by releasing contained air or gas

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release contained air or gas from

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reduce or lessen the size or importance of

produce deflation in

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reduce or cut back the amount or availability of, creating a decline in value or prices

become deflated or flaccid, as by losing air

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A complementary technique for dealing with such problems can be viewed as applying a singular left preconditioner that deflates the matrix in the sense that small eigenvalues are replaced by zero eigenvalues.
The new system, known as Transcalm, is made from rubber and contains a fast working air valve which can deflate the hump.
When a saline-filled implant deflates, it usually happens quickly.
The only time it's necessary to deflate the air springs is when you're preparing for air transport.
With clear thinking, skill, and plenty of luck, it may it may be possible to deflate today's bubble without causing a depression.
While still preliminary, the study shows that although 20 indexes (10 exports and 10 imports) would be sufficient to produce a reasonable estimate, ideally, roughly 70 indexes (approximately 30 exports and 40 imports) should be used to deflate the trade data.
Cars travelling faster than the limit will fail to deflate the ramp and it will then act like a conventional speed hump.
It can not only be set to close at a predetermined speed - between five and 30mph - but also incorporates a facility which allows the units to deflate when passed over by large emergency fire vehicles at speed.
If confirmed, the analysis would deflate concerns over geological hazards at Yucca Mountain.
The sensors detect areas of pressure and allow the bed to intelligently inflate or deflate specific chambers to minimize or redistribute the pressure.
Desperately seeking an inspired leader who will empower teachers and parents, dump the hacks, deflate the bloated district bureaucracy and make L.
The sensors detect areas of pressure and immediately communicate with the onboard computer to inflate or deflate the chambers thus minimizing or relocating the pressure to other areas.
WE all experience events which boost us - promotion, finding a partner, having a baby or passing an exam - and those which deflate self-esteem - being burgled, losing a job, ending a relationship or being bereaved.
His findings deflate hopes for finding the hypothesized forecasting shortcut.
Now some of those bubblists are saying it's not going to burst, it's just going to deflate.