decrement


decrement
I noun abatement, abridgment, contraction, curtailment, cut, damage, declension, decrease decrescence, deduction, deficit, depletion, diminishment, diminution, dissipation, drain, erosion, exhaustion, expenditure, leak, leakage, lessening, loss, shortcoming, shortening, shrinkage, spoilage, subtraction, wastage, waste, wear and tear II index abatement (reduction), consumption, damage, decline, decrease, deduction (diminution), discount, erosion, loss, spoilage

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  • décrément — [ dekremɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1899; angl. decrement, lat. decrementum, de decrescere → décroître ♦ Phys. Décrément logarithmique : mesure de l amortissement d une oscillation. ⊗ CONTR. Incrément. ● décrément nom masculin (anglais decrement, du latin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • decrement — DECREMÉNT, decremente, s.n. (mat.) Diminuare a valorii unei mărimi variabile. – Din fr. décrément. Trimis de dante, 13.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  decremént s. n. (sil. cre ), pl. decreménte Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic… …   Dicționar Român

  • Decrement — Dec re*ment, n. [L. decrementum, fr. decrescere. See {Decrease}.] 1. The state of becoming gradually less; decrease; diminution; waste; loss. [1913 Webster] Twit me with the decrements of my pendants. Ford. [1913 Webster] Rocks, mountains, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • decrement — [dek′rə mənt] n. [L decrementum < decrescere, DECREASE] 1. a decreasing or decrease; loss; waste 2. amount lost by decrease or waste 3. Math. the quantity by which a variable decreases or is decreased: a negative decrement results in an… …   English World dictionary

  • Decrement — (v. lat.), 1) Abnahme, Verminderung, Verfall; 2) (Math.), die Differenz zweier auf einander folgender Glieder einer fallenden Reihe …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Decrement — Decrement, lat., Abnahme, Verfall …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • decrement — 1620s, from L. decrementum diminution, from stem of decrescere (see DECREASE (Cf. decrease)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Decrement — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Thing deducted. < N PARAG:Decrement >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 decrement decrement discount defect loss deduction Sgm: N 1 afterglow afterglow Sgm: N 1 eduction eduction Sgm: N 1 waste wa …   English dictionary for students

  • decrement — dekrementas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. decrement vok. Dekrement, n; Verminderung, f rus. декремент, m pranc. décrément, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • decrement — dekrementas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Dydis, apibūdinantis virpesių slopi(ni)mo spartą. atitikmenys: angl. decrement vok. Dekrement, n rus. декремент, m pranc. décrément, m …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas


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