letdown


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unhappiness caused by the failure of one's hopes, desires, or expectations

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a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized

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The new Switchfoot album arrives two years after the release of the group's major label debut, the RIAA double-platinum The Beautiful Letdown, which yielded two Top 5 hit singles: "Meant to Live" and "Dare You to Move.
And that summed up Celebrity Wife Swap a serious letdown.
Lucidene[TM] 645 - acrylic-urethane letdown vehicle.
It's a letdown," says Gray, "that we don't really have interesting [stellar] oscillations to analyze.
With Le Parc in mind, I found the Joyce progam to be a letdown, not in the quality of its dancing but in the way the dancers were used.
The Monster Olympian Career Study, the first comprehensive career study of Olympic athletes and hopefuls, found that 60% of Olympians are concerned about managing their professional careers after they retire from Olympic competition, and 67% of Olympians fear an emotional letdown after the Games.
It also is possible to ruin a dispersion in the letdown process.
The operator enters the shot size and letdown ratio for injection molding or the throughput rate and letdown ratio for extrusion.
A color selection guide for silicone contains color chips of 24 single-pigment base colors or masstones, each shown full-strength and as a 10% letdown in a white silicone dispersion and 12" standard color blends comprised of two or more masstone colors.
According to the company, this mill allows dry pigment addition, dispersion, letdown and other operations to be fully accomplished without tank or blade changes, cleanups or operator interaction.
Among the new station's target audience of 15 to 24-year-olds, 35 per cent branded it a letdown.
Until recently, physicians simply labeled the problem an emotional letdown after the excitement of giving birth.
Like most retailers, we experienced a strong Thanksgiving weekend, followed by a letdown of business during early and mid-December, but finished with a strong surge of business just before Christmas and in the following week.
PNM13286 is used at letdown rates of 2% to 5% as an alternative to typical maleated polymers used to improve adhesion of nylon to nylon.
Dilution allows observations to be made, but must be done very carefully (usually with the letdown or resin solution) to reduce the chances of causing flocculation.